11 / 10 / 2019
IFA National Sheep Chairman Sean Dennehy said farmers are very angry with the way their incomes are being eroded. “Through a combination of factory price cuts compared to last year, weight restrictions, clipping charges and the imposition of EID charges, farmers are now back €11 per head on their lambs.”
10 / 10 / 2019
IFA National Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney has called on Kerry County Council to pull back from their divisive and heavy-handed approach to the development of a proposed cycle track and recreational route in South Kerry.
Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members
- Steer base €3.45/3.50/kg.
- Heifers €3.55/3.60/kg.
- Young Bulls O/R/U €3.20-3.55/kg.
- Cows €2.60/3.20/kg.
- In-spec bonus 20c/kg for under 30 months and 8c/kg for 30 to 36 months
- 12c/kg bonus for under 30 month steers and heifers grading O- and those with a fat class of 4+ that meet all other in spec criteria.
|FACTORY BASE QUOTES C/KG|
|Dawn Slane||345||355||260 – 320|
|Kepak Athleague||345||355||260 – 320|
|Moyvalley Meats||345||355||260 – 320|
|Euro Farm Foods||345||355||260 – 320|
|Slaney Foods||345||355||260 – 320|
|Kepak Kilbeggan||345||355||260 – 320|
|Liffey Meats||345||355||260 – 320|
|Dawn Ballyhaunis||345||355||260 – 320|
|Ashbourne Meats||345||355||260 – 320|
|Foyle Meats * incl 10c China approved +10c 320-380kgs||345||355||260 – 320|
|Charleville Foods||345||355||260 – 320|
|Kepak Watergrasshill||345||355||260 – 320|
|ABP Bandon||345||355||260 – 320|
|ABP Cahir||345||355||260 – 320|
|ABP Waterford||345||355||260 – 320|
|Dawn Grannagh||345||355||260 – 320|
|ABP Nenagh||345||355||260 – 320|
|Farmers should insist on payment on the day for their cattle|
09 / 10 / 2019
IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan today (Wed) said the small increase in the September Ornua PPI to 103.8 points (30.9c/l incl VAT), was clear validation of IFA’s case that co-ops must stop the slide on milk prices, and start thinking about ways to improve farmer pay-outs over the coming months.