Dead cows removed from Curdies River in Peterborough as blue green algae outbreak persists

Ben Silvester
Updated April 28 2022 - 6:30pm, first published 4:00pm
Poisoning possible: A spokesman for DELWP says vets believe the 25 dead cows in the Curdies River died after drinking the toxic river water, but a local farmer said this was "rubbish" and the cows must have drowned.
Poisoning possible: A spokesman for DELWP says vets believe the 25 dead cows in the Curdies River died after drinking the toxic river water, but a local farmer said this was "rubbish" and the cows must have drowned.

A spokesman for the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning has confirmed 25 dead cows have been successfully removed from the toxic waters of the Curdies River.

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Ben Silvester

Ben Silvester

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Correspondent covering key issues across regional Victoria, based in Melbourne.

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