Helicopters Drop Hay Bales to Hungry Cattle Stranded by Queensland Floods

Helicopters delivered hay bales to cattle stranded by floodwater near the Cowan Downs cattle station at Julia Creek, Queensland, last week.Following devastating floods in the region, farmers suffered mass losses to cattle numbers as animals drowned or died of exhaustion and starvation.This video and pictures show workers at the Cowan Downs cattle station deliveing bales of hay to stranded cattle. Animal carcasses can be seen floating in the water.Food air-drops to stranded animals are continuing in the region. Truck loads of hay relief arrived in the neighbouring town of Cloncurry on February 17. Credit: Lucy Tanner via Storyful

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