Drought-breaking rainfall at Balranald

Drought-breaking rainfall at Balranald

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More than 180mm of rain has fallen in two months.

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YOU BEAUTY: Oliver Scott, 3, at his parents' Belgium Park Station, Balranald, property after more than 60mm of rain had fallen last week.

YOU BEAUTY: Oliver Scott, 3, at his parents' Belgium Park Station, Balranald, property after more than 60mm of rain had fallen last week.

More than 180 millimetres of rain has fallen at Belgium Park Station, Balranald, NSW, in two months, allowing cattle to return from agistment in western Victoria.

Ainslee Scott and her husband, Nigel, run the 4000 hectare sheep and cattle farm and said the rainfall over the last two months had been "life-changing".

"It's been dry for a few years now," Ms Scott said.

"Last week we had 61mm of rain off the back of 80mm in the middle of March and it's been incredible ... the country has just taken off."

Run-off from last week's downpour is still visible in the paddocks with feed already starting to shoot.

"We're going to bring our cattle home from down at Warrnambool which have been away for 12 months simply because there's been no feed," Ms Scott said.

"Our tanks are full, our dams look good and it means we will be able to stop hand-feeding our sheep."

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