Minister Creed Ignoring Sheep Farmers By Imposing Compulsory Electronic Tagging – IFA

IFA President Joe Healy said the announcement by Agriculture Minister Michael Creed on the imposition of compulsorily electronic sheep tagging on all sheep from October 1stĀ is adding insult to injury after the fodder crisis and the financial challenges sheep farmers have had to endure this winter.   He said it is astonishing that Minister Creed […]

Positive Consumption Figures For Lamb ? IFA

With the new lamb season about to commence, IFA National Sheep Committee Chairman James Murphy said the latest consumption figures for lamb in the Irish market are very positive, with the Kantar Worldpanel data showing an increase for 2012. ?For the 12-week period ending March 20th household purchases of lamb totalled 2,257 tonnes, representing a […]