EID changes still attracting opposition
Minister Creed has announced significant changes to the proposed implementation of mandatory electronic of all sheep but farm organisations, farmers and ICOS are voicing their disapproval.
Factories processing highest sheep kill
This week’s kill is likely to be the largest in 2018, with factories keen to maximise throughput for the Eid al-Adha festival.
New format for Mayo Mule and Greyface Group sale
The group is introducing a two-day back-to-back sale structure for their first offering, with a sale of ewe hoggets on Friday 24 August and ewe lambs on Saturday 25 August.
Anger over changes to mandatory EID tagging
The 1 October 2018 timeline for the introduction of mandatory electronic has now being pushed out to 1 June 2019 ,with permanent tags no longer available from 1 October 2018.