During the 1914-15 drought, farmers were forced to feed their livestock anything they could find. This farmer in the Mallee is feeding his steers straw from the thatched roof of his shed mixed with molasses.
Feeding steers in the Mallee during the 1914-15 drought
Ted Kirscha, photographer,
Black and white photo, ca. 1914-15,
Collection of Birchip Historical Society
Birchip History Museum
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