Fallen animal collections resume after two weeks
Rachel Donovan
It is understood that, in some cases, knackeries were facing price hikes of 60% from rendering companies, which they were reluctant to pay.
16 December 2023 News
Dead animal collections resume following State intervention
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that animal collection and carcase rendering has resumed.
14 December 2023 News
Department must investigate rendering costs - ICSA
The ICSA's Hugh Farrell took exception to the advice given to farmers to apply for burial licences if they are unable to get dead animals removed from their farms.
Farmer Writes: An avalanche of farming issues
The biggest issue facing farmers and farm leaders as we move into the darkest months of the year could be mental health.
13 December 2023 Farmer Writes
Call for Department to issue burial licences if fallen animal dispute not sorted
Burial licences should be issued to farmers if the ongoing dispute is not resolved immediately, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
11 December 2023 News
Department called on to resolve stand-off between knackeries and renderers
Pat McCormack said that the ICMSA had no doubt but that fees were at the bottom of the standoff.
7 December 2023 News
IFA blames Department for fallen animal collection strike
A dispute over Department subsidies for knackeries has led to fallen animal collection services taking strike action.
4 December 2023 News
Knackery operators set to strike over rendering costs
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that animal collections from farms will be suspended on Friday 1 December.
30 November 2023 News
Ball in China’s court to reopen for Irish beef
Dale Crammond, director of Meat Industry Ireland, said his focus now is on 'ensuring that this suspension is shortlived'.
8 November 2023 News