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Country Hour for Thursday 19 January, 2017

Country Hour for Thursday 19 January, 2017



A fire burning just out of Albany in an area of small landowners threatened lives and homes yesterday. A community meeting has just been held, giving locals the latest.

Bega Cheese has acquired Vegemite and other spreads as it diversifies from it's traditional dairy focus. The deal is worth 460 million dollars and includes a Port Melbourne manufacturing plant and taking on 200 employees.

We cross live to our Country Hour Cricket Correspondent for a score update.

As a deadly new strain of Avian influenza sweeps across South Korea, Australian egg farmers are stepping in to ease the shortage at supermarkets across the nation.

The Commercial Egg Producers Association of Western Australia says with Australia's current oversupply of eggs, any export market is a good thing.

130mm has fallen at Debesa Station in the last 24 hours, which has almost reached its average rainfall of 28 inches for the wet season.

There has been a surge in Mediterranean fruit fly numbers in Carnarvon, and un