Nigel Renaghan was born and bred in Co. Monaghan in the heartland of traditional Irish chicken farming country.Nigel has been working on a farm all of his life. His interest in poultry started many years ago when he worked on a friends commercial egg farm and so he developed from there to studying poultry at college in Galway and then a further year in Monaghan Agricultural College. Nigel’s brother, father and mother have all helped out on he poultry unit making it very much a family affair. He has been supplying carton Brothers since 1990. As well as raising chickens Nigel also breeds pure breed Aberdeen Angus cattle.
About the Poultry Committee
- The National Poultry Committee represents Ireland’s broiler producers, rearers and free range egg producers.
- Its members are elected by regional producer groups.
- Its most important issues include producer margins and terms and conditions with its processor.
- The committee has regular involvement with Bord Bia, Department of Agriculture and the EPA.
|Role & Group||Name||Mobile|
|Chairman||Nigel Renaghan||086 – 8406146|
|Carton Growers||Vincent Quinn||087-2027643|
|Carton Growers||Robert McBride||086-6011787|
|Carton Growers||Enda Connolly||087-9390375|
|Carton Growers||Sean McKenna||086-6085689|
|Carton Growers||Nigel Flynn||086-8342266|
|Carnmoy||Leo G Brennan||086-8358136|
|Irish Farm Chicken||Padraic Kiely||086-2469440|
|Free Range Egg||Thomas P Daly||086-3958506|
|Free Range Egg||Thomas Fitzsimons||086-2456552|