The City of Greater Bendigo will test the feasibility of building a roof over the Bendigo Livestock Exchange — one of the few in Victoria without sufficient shade for animals or workers.
- Bendigo council will explore options for providing shade at its livestock exchange
- It’s one of the few livestock sale yards in Victoria without a roof structure
- The Victorian Farmers Federation says bureaucracy is holding up the process
At last night’s council meeting, animal welfare group Melbourne Sheep Save tabled a petition with more than 2000 signatures backing its call for sale yard shade.
Mayor Jennifer Alden said the community had been interested in the issue for some time, and the council carried out annual welfare checks at the…