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Pig farmers need bailout to survive - IFA President

Apr 13, 2022 07:04 By News Northern Sound
Pig farmers need bailout to survive - IFA President Pig farmers need bailout to survive - IFA President
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The IFA says the sector urgently needs €100 million.

Pig farmers are losing between €60,000 and €70,000 month and need a bailout to survive.

That's according to the Irish Farmers Association, which says the sector needs €100 million urgently.

It's appearing before the Agriculture Committee later along with Meat Industry Ireland to outline how Covid and Brexit have left the sector in crisis.

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IFA President Tim Cullinan's calling on government to act on farmers proposals:

 

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