Posted December 09, 2018 08:13:31
Culled kangaroos used to lie rotting on Martin Royds’ drought-parched fields. Now, they’re on his dinner plate, and experts say it makes sustainable sense.Key points: Farmers forced to cull kangaroos to protect land Indigenous chef teaches locals to cook culled animals Expert says kangaroo a sustainable source of meat
Frustrated by the waste of killing dozens of kangaroos, Mr Royds teamed up with an Indigenous chef to encourage others to turn animals they’re forced to shoot into a meal.
As drought has worsened over the past year, so too has the problem of kangaroos invading Mr Royds’ land and competing with his cattle for increasingly patchy greenery in Braidwood, forcing him to destock.Read More at www.abc.net.au