Balancing payments under the Sheep Welfare Scheme will commence this week to all eligible farmers.
Advance payments of 85% were paid in November and the 15% balance will now commence to farmers who have
The total paid under the Sheep Welfare Scheme is almost €19 million to some 20,000 farmers
Regular pay runs will continue in order to process outstanding cases and the Department has urged farmers with outstanding queries to respond to the Department immediately in order to facilitate payment. Payments will continue to issue on an ongoing basis as eligibility is confirmed for farmers with outstanding queries.