The Tipperary-based co-op Arrabawn, has confirmed that it has received over 120 calls from farmers in recent days asking for fodder.

“Arrabawn has had over 120 requests from farmers for hay and silage and has sourced both hay and silage in Ireland and UK to meet the fodder shortfall of our members and will continue to work with and help suppliers over the next few days,” a spokesperson for the co-op stated.