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Speaking at a large IFA meeting of cattle farmers in Portlaoise tonight (Mon), IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said beef farmers have been savaged financially over the last year by Brexit related price cuts.

Addressing the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture today, IFA President Joe Healy said IFA has calculated that beef farmers have already incurred Brexit losses of €101m since last Autumn. “Farmers cannot afford to carry this loss and it must be made good by the Government & EU Commission. We have already put this to Minister […]

IFA President Joe Healy said there was mounting farmer anger that Environment Minister Richard Bruton would support a call for teenagers to consume less meat and dairy products.   “This is not consistent with the dietary advice from the Department of Health. It is clear that many parents already find it challenging to ensure that […]

Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members Steer base €3.70/kg. Heifers €3.80/kg. Some €3.75 and €3.85. Young Bulls O/R/U €3.30-3.50/3.50-3.60/3.60-3.80/kg. Cows €2.70/3.30/kg. In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price. FACTORY BASE QUOTES C/KG Steers Heifers Cows Dunbia 370 380 270 – 310 Kepak Athleague 370 380 270 – 310 Moyvalley Meats 370 380 270 […]

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