News

Minister says foreign markets key to protecting local poultry sector

Oct 14, 2021 17:10 By News Northern Sound
Minister says foreign markets key to protecting local poultry sector Minister says foreign markets key to protecting local poultry sector
Share this article

Minister Heydon said he's keen to support poultry producers in Cavan and Monaghan.

The Department of Agriculture says foreign markets are key to protecting the local poultry sector.

Minister of State Martin Heydon also praised the broiler and egg production industry for their work on antimicrobial resistance.

There had been questions raised over the future viability of the poultry sector in Cavan and Monaghan because of a recent report which raised concerns over ammonia emissions and water quality from large scale farms.

Advertisement

But speaking to Shannonside Northern Sound, Minister Heydon said he's keen to support poultry producers.

Share this article
Advertisement
Advertisement

NorthernSound Newsletter

Sign up now to keep up to date with the latest news.

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now! please check your email to confirm your subscription.