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Rural Australia has taken a battering over the last few years, with drought, fires and floods. Some farmers finally caught a break with good conditions and a bumper crop.

Those conditions were also ideal for mice, and their numbers have exploded across parts of New South Wales.

Three farmers spoke with the BBC about living through the worst mouse plague in memory.

Eric Fishpool lifts a tarpaulin covering stored grain as mice scurry around on his farm near Tottenham, New South Wales. (Rick Rycroft / AP)
Australian Mouse Plague

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