IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said IFA has been in contact with Purcell Brothers and welcomed the positive news this week that they have secured a live cattle contract for exports to Turkey. He said this is a very positive development and a major boost to the livestock sector.
IFA President Joe Healy has said the first shipment of live cattle to Turkey is expected to depart early next week. He described this as a very positive development for the livestock sector and comes after a long hard campaign by IFA to open the Turkish market.
IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said today the opening of tenders by the Turkish Meat and Milk Board for the supply of live animals is a positive development and he expected Irish live exporters to tender for business.