Lamb Producer Group Meeting

Sheep Welfare Scheme

National Sheep Committee Chairman James Murphy held a very successful meeting with the Lamb Producers Groups last week.
A well-attended Producer Group meeting in Portlaoise heard presentations from Declan Fennell Bord Bia, Kevin Kinsella IFA, Eamon Wall Sheep Ireland and Darren Carty Farmers’ Journal.

As well as Producer Group business, the meeting also dealt with quality assurance, lamb supplies and prospects for 2012, CAP reform 2013, Food Harvest 2020 and plans for the sheep sector, the use of improved genetics in the sheep flock and the changes taking place in New Zealand.

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