Sheep Sector Crisis Deepening, Urgent Action Needed – IFA

IFA Sheep Chairman Kevin Comiskey said the crisis in the sheep sector is deepening as prices continue well below last year’s levels. He said prices this year are still 70c/kg behind last year with input costs on sheep farms showing no signs of reducing. “Last year’s margins of just €7/ewe as presented by Teagasc at […]

‘Sheep Farmers are in Crisis’ – IFA

IFA held a protest in Roscommon Town today highlighting the deepening income crisis on sheep farms. The protest was organised following the latest price cut, which has hit sheep farmers already grappling with severe input costs and slashed margins. Addressing the assembled farmers, IFA President Tim Cullinan called for immediate action from the processors and […]

Anger and frustration over income crisis on sheep farms

There is wide spread anger and frustration over the declining income crisis on sheep farms. Speaking following the IFA national sheep farmers meeting in Athlone last night, IFA President Tim Cullinan said farmers have left factories and the Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue in no doubt as to the seriousness of the income situation in […]