At the end of their tether, the Gaec du Coupet operators decided to settle things their own way.
This morning “around 11.30 a.m.”, they cut off the power supply to the relay antenna located a few hundred meters from their farm.
It is, according to farmers, the cause of the death of nearly fifty cows and calves.
The rest of the herd, around 150 animals, is also affected.
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A quarter of an hour after the power was cut, journalists and representatives of the agricultural federation could see that the cows all had their heads raised and started drinking again.
It's not hard to prove though.
We just turned off the power, we didn't change anything else.
There were eighty people on site who could see the difference.
The swallows have also returned
, relates Frédéric Sagères, the boss of the Gaec du Coupet, to Figaro.
We weren't asking for much, just the stopping of this antenna
For Frédéric Sagères, proof is made that the antenna is indeed the source of all his problems.
They are not ready to put new antennas in Haute-Loire
”, he slices.
After being cut "the meter was hidden under a pile of tires" by some of the people who came to show their support for the Gaec du Coupet, reports the Mountain.
History to complicate a little the restarting of the installation