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2008-06-19 03:00:17

By CRONSHAW, Tim Dairy farmers will end up with average profits of $71,000 from a record-breaking season by the time all costs are cleared, says a DairyNZ economist. The after-tax result is less than expected for a dairy boom driven by rising milk commodity prices. DairyNZ development and economics manager David McCall said rising costs had eroded the bottom line for farmers for the season ending July 31. "There is no doubt that farmers are doing better than they have the last few...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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