Lamb Prices Rising – IFA

  Speaking at an IFA Sheep Committee meeting in Dublin, National Chairman John Lynskey said lamb prices have improved this week with €4.75/kg widely available and some top prices of €4.80/kg paid.   John Lynskey called for the carcase weights to increase to 23kgs from November 1st. He said some deals have already moved up […]

IFA Calls On Factories To Stabilise Lamb Prices

IFA National Sheep Chairman John Lynskey has said the lamb factories need to stabilise prices and avoid any further undermining of the trade. He said the price cuts of the last 10 days have gone way too far and are inflicting unnecessary income pressure on sheep farms.   John Lynskey said in the last week […]

Farmer Anger Over Lamb Price Cuts – IFA

IFA National Sheep Chairman James Murphy has accused the factories of pulling down lamb prices and undermining the market. He said the tactics used by some factories were very damaging and destabilising, and eroding farmer confidence and trust.   James Murphy said, “Earlier this week, some factories were openly telling their farmer suppliers that lamb […]