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Good week, bad week: winners and losers in farming this week
Caitríona Murphy
Find out who has a skip in their step and who is less than happy after the past week in agriculture.
31 May 2017 News
FSAI audit finds fault with knackeries
Only seven of the 11 knackeries were found to be compliant with basic structure and hygiene requirements, with significant non-compliance in relation to one knackery.
24 February 2016 News
€25 to have dead ewe removed
With calving and lambing in full swing, what is the cost of getting rid of the ones that don't survive?
How much for knackery collection?
A farmer contacted me to tell of a case where he was charged €100 by a knackery for the collection of one dead ewe.
14 January 2015 Dealer
Department failing farmers on collection of fallen animals – IFA
A recent survey carried out by the Irish Farmers Journal showed a huge variation in the prices paid for the disposal of fallen animals.
30 November -0001 News