IFA and UFU agree cattle agenda

An IFA/UFU livestock meeting in Dublin has called on the meat factories both sides of the border to immediately halt the slide in beef prices and stabilise the trade.

An IFA/UFU livestock meeting in Dublin has called on the meat factories both sides of the border to immediately halt the slide in beef prices and stabilise the trade.

IFA National Livestock Chairman Henry Burns said farmers in Northern Ireland and the Republic remain frustrated prices continue to lag behind those in Great Britain and factories cannot justify the massive price gap in the order of €250 per head they have opened up with our most important market.