Successive cuts dent sheep farmer income
Lamb prices are running €20 to €25 behind the corresponding period in 2018.
Farmers and factories clash on lamb prices
The ICSA protested this week against lamb prices, while delegations from the IFA met with factories on the latest price cuts.
Sheep Trends: farmer confidence in tatters
Quotes have settled this week around the €5.50/kg mark for spring lambs, while producers still face significant challenges in getting hoggets accepted for slaughter.
Camera at the Mart: prices back slightly on last week at Monday's sale in Elphin
We talked to Gerry Connellan, Elphin Mart manager to see how the trade was on Monday evening at the mart.