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IFA National Hill Committee Chairman Flor McCarthy has encouraged farmers to apply for the National Walks Scheme, which will double the number of national walks and benefit up to 2,000 farmers.

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IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said farmers were very disappointed that their first big milk cheque of the year had been reduced by price cuts when markets would have justified stability.  The prices cut by co-ops have fallen below the Ornua PPI equivalent, at a time when eight consecutive GDT auctions, including this week’s, show global dairy price improvements.

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IFA Renewables Energy Chairman Tom Short has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed that the Department will allocate €10m to fund energy efficiencies and renewable energy technologies under TAMS. However, he said that Government’s piecemeal approach will not deliver on Ireland’s renewable energy targets.

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Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members

  • Steer base €3.75/kg.
  • Heifers €3.85/kg.
  • Young Bulls O/R/U €3.30-3.50/3.50-3.60/3.60-3.80/kg.
  • Cows €2.70/3.40/kg.
  • In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.
FACTORY BASE QUOTES C/KG
Steers Heifers Cows
Dunbia 375 385 270 – 340
Kepak Athleague 375 385 270 – 340
Moyvalley Meats 375 385 270 – 340
Euro Farm Foods 375 385 270 – 340
ABP Clones 375 385
Slaney Foods 375 385 270 – 340
Kepak Kilbeggan 375 385 270 – 340
Liffey Meats 375 385 270 – 340
Kildare Chilling 375 385 270 – 340
Dawn Ballyhaunis 375 385 270 – 340
Foyle Meats                               *+10c 320-380kgs – +5c China app. 375* 380*
Ashbourne Meats 375 385 270 – 340
Meadowmeats Rathdowney 375 385 270 – 340
Charleville Foods 375 385 260 – 310
Kepak Watergrasshill 375 385 260 – 310
ABP Bandon 375 385 260 – 310
ABP Cahir 375 385 260 – 310
ABP Waterford 375 385 260 – 310
Dawn Grannagh 375 385 260 – 310
ABP Nenagh 375 385 260 – 310
Farmers should insist on payment on the day for their cattle

 

Following from a 4c/kg increase that factories passed onto pig farmers a week ago, they all held prices this week, but the negotiation power has definitely started to turn back towards sellers rather than buyers of pigs.

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