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Pig price of €2/kg secured - IFA
Barry Murphy
The IFA says that the pig price of €2/kg is far from breakeven and that farmers are still losing between €35 and €40 per pig sold.
25 June 2022 Pigs
British rule out foot-and-mouth disease following scare
The UK’s chief veterinary officer has determined that a suspected case of foot-and-mouth disease in pigs on a Norfolk farm is in fact swine vesicular disease.
24 June 2022 News
Foot-and-mouth control zone declared in England
Under the regulation, no farmer is permitted to move any susceptible animal in to or out of a temporary control zone.
€13m Pig Exceptional Payment Scheme 2 now open to farmers
Funding for a second temporary support scheme for the pig sector had been previously announced, with terms and conditions of the scheme now available to pig farmers.
13 June 2022 Pigs
Protesting pig farmers ‘not going home’ until price increased
Pig farmers protesting in Kilkenny and Offaly on Thursday say the crisis facing the sector has left them with nothing to go home to and that they are beyond breaking point.
9 June 2022 Pigs
Global grain markets compounding pig problems
Michael McKeon, Teagasc Moorepark, takes a look at feed prices and what’s happening around the world in relation to grain markets.
8 June 2022 Pigs
The industry needs to sit down and talk - IFA pigs chair
Adam Woods sat down with IFA pig committee chairman Roy Gallie to see what his solutions are for the current crisis in the pig sector
8 June 2022 Pigs
€1.5bn pig sector supports 8,000 jobs
For the first time the impact of the pig sector has been quantified. Jack Kennedy and Anne Finnegan report.
8 June 2022 Global trade
Urgent funding needed for pig farmers
Tipperary pig farmer Michael Monagle says urgent funding is needed from the Government to save thousands of jobs in the pig sector.
1 June 2022 Pigs
Pig crisis: tough market outlook for rest of 2022
This week, Adam Woods sits down with Bord Bia sector manager for pigmeat and poultry Peter Duggan to talk about the current crisis in the pig sector and what the outlook is.
1 June 2022 Pigs
Weekly podcast: beef prices, pig sector crisis and farmers cutting stock
Analysis of this week’s beef prices, a pig farmer on the brink, our farmer survey and Ireland’s BVD status all feature in this week’s podcast.
27 May 2022 News
Retailers confirm ‘significant’ pigmeat price increase – IFA
The IFA is now calling on this price increase to be passed back by processors to the pig farmer.
26 May 2022 Pigs