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Clipping Chris DeRose, A reply to an article in The Australian (25/2)
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Tags: animal, welfare, agriculture, agvocacy, export

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg Blackmore Mar 1, 2012.

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Ilana Yael Leeds commented on Jim McDonald's blog post Thoughts on losing the farm
"B'H Jim you would have garnered some very useful skills that you can put to use rebuilding in the coming years, once you have separated yourself from the loss and the grieving. It will be extremely painful, like remaking your whole identity and…"
Feb 23
Rory Donnellan commented on Jim McDonald's blog post Thoughts on losing the farm
"On the positive side, an old farmer who was forced to leave the land and couldn't sell his tractors, established a very successful business on the Gold Coast - Voight Contracting.... http://www.voightgroup.com.au/ He told me his…"
Jun 28, 2012
Jason Isaac AKA DILLIGAF commented on Jim McDonald's blog post Thoughts on losing the farm
"Swap the word "farm" for "transport" and it's a very similar story. Generation companies going broke overnight so the larger multi's get grab another share of the market place. Small operators being screwed over again…"
Jun 23, 2012
Barbara lee commented on Jim McDonald's blog post Thoughts on losing the farm
" I know this was a while back, but just wanted to tell you this. Such an awful thing you have gone through, one never forgets it always stays with you, but after a while, you do gather strength from somewhere to get on with it. It takes awhile…"
Jun 21, 2012
Rory Donnellan commented on Jim McDonald's blog post Thoughts on losing the farm
"Stephen, I second your comments about another door opening when one closes. Jim, although your circumstances may seem devastating, please don't ever lose hope for the future. As Padre Pio (an old Franciscan friend) was fond of saying: Pray,…"
Jun 12, 2012
Stephen Cox commented on Jim McDonald's blog post Thoughts on losing the farm
"Jim your courage is unquestioned and much like the Kenny Rodgers song "The Gambler" you also have the courage and wisdom of knowing when to walk away hard as that was because you put others before yourself. Remember when one door closes…"
Jun 12, 2012
Rory Donnellan commented on Jim McDonald's blog post Thoughts on losing the farm
"Unfortunately the family farm is being systemically wiped out throughout the US too... http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/the-family-farm-is-being-systematically-wiped-out-of-existence-in-america"
Jun 8, 2012
Rob Moore commented on Jim McDonald's blog post Thoughts on losing the farm
"Hello Jim,              What an ordeal! I too am 4th and I know how I'd feel if there was a rug pulled out from under me.Feel free to post some more info as I looked on your blog but…"
Jun 7, 2012
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Thoughts on losing the farm

First published at The Stockmans View blog - Thoughts on losing the farm I suppose it's ok to put this up on the net now that it's common knowledge across the district. Scaddens Run, my families property for four generations, and my home, has been sold.  New owners will take over next year and I'll have to find a new place to live.  The passing of an era in this way is unfortunately an all…See More
Jun 6, 2012
Roger Rankin Crook replied to Jim McDonald's discussion Clipping Chris DeRose, A reply to an article in The Australian (25/2)
"Now that we have revisited the arguments of June - July last year, and Cate has told her little story of the political intrigue regarding Ludwig at the time. What is the answer now? What should we do? It was always going to happen again. I said so…"
Feb 29, 2012
Beverley Prescott left a comment for Jim McDonald
"Hi Jim, We are slipping up on our welcomes. I am part of the Community Assistants Team helping out when the moderators get too busy.  However, we haven't worked out a fool proof way as yet so we do not miss people.  Below is our…"
Feb 29, 2012
Beverley Prescott left a comment for Jim McDonald
"Hi Jim, We are slipping up our welcomes. I am part of the Community Assistants Team helping out when the moderators get too busy.  However, we haven't worked out a fool proof way as yet so we do not miss people.  Below is our welcome…"
Feb 29, 2012
Ruth Beardsley replied to Jim McDonald's discussion Clipping Chris DeRose, A reply to an article in The Australian (25/2)
"Latest news article here. "This latest footage reveals that workers cannot even be relied upon not to start cutting up Australian animals before they are dead," Ms White told ABC TV. "
Feb 29, 2012
Jim McDonald replied to Jim McDonald's discussion Clipping Chris DeRose, A reply to an article in The Australian (25/2)
"Mr DeRose is in fact a very well paid actor, as for Mr Murdoch I think his recent support for vegans has very little to do with the goodness of his heart and a lot to do with rebuilding his image after the recent scandals involving news of the world"
Feb 27, 2012
Rob Moore replied to Jim McDonald's discussion Clipping Chris DeRose, A reply to an article in The Australian (25/2)
"Brilliant statement Ruth.   Half of them haven't even been weaned before they are 40 years of age!"
Feb 27, 2012
Ruth Beardsley replied to Jim McDonald's discussion Clipping Chris DeRose, A reply to an article in The Australian (25/2)
"The world is full of kids who want to clean up the globe, but can't manage to clean their own room."
Feb 27, 2012

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Thoughts on losing the farm

First published at The Stockmans View blog - Thoughts on losing the farm

 

I suppose it's ok to put this up on the net now that it's common knowledge across the district. Scaddens Run, my families property for four generations, and my home, has been sold.  New owners will take over next year and I'll have to find a new place to live. 



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