Farmer relays concerns to O’Connor – ‘Better off with M.bovis’

  “I wouldn’t want to go through this again.” This was the enduring feeling for dairy farmer Laurence Rooney who believes he would have been better off if his farm caught M. bovis after “taking a hit” for the Ashburton town during the May floods. Laurence and Philippa Rooney received a fleeting visit from the … Continued