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25 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Expectation of Pig Price Increase Heating Up
IRELAND - Official pig price quotes remain around the €1.70c/kg mark, but the level of expectation among pig producers for a price rise is heating up....
18 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Irish Aid, Teagasc in Partnership on Ireland’s Contribution to Global Agriculture Development
IRELAND - Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Mr Joe McHugh TD, and TEAGASC Director Professor Gerry Boyle, signed an agreement to renew the partnership between Irish Aid...
11 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland All Pig Farmers Should Demand Price Increase, Says IFA
IRELAND - Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee, Tom Hogan, said the Irish pig price remained relatively stable once again this week. ...
03 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Demand for Pigs Set to Intensify Over Coming Weeks
IRELAND - The Irish pig price has remained stable for another week, according to Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee, Tom Hogan....
28 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA Meets Department on Regional Vet Labs
IRELAND - Meeting with senior Department of Agriculture officials this week, IFA President Joe Healy said the current Regional Veterinary Laboratory structure is recognised internationally as the optimum...
26 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Market Indicators Suggest Push for Significant Pig Price Increase
IRELAND - Quotes from the main processors remain in the range of €1.68/kg- €1.70c/kg again this week. Reports from pig farmers around the country indicate that the majority of pigs are moving at prices...
24 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA Campaign: Brexit Event in Goffs Starts Important Week
IRELAND - More than 600 farmers are packed into Goffs in Kildare today at the beginning of an important week for IFA’s Brexit campaign. ...
21 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Prices Remain Settled with Deals Up to €1.72C/Kg
IRELAND - Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee, Tom Hogan has reported the Irish pig price remained relatively stable once again this week....
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA Discusses Brexit with Minister for Foreign Affairs
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy has met with Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, to discuss the threats posed by Brexit to Irish agriculture....
12 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Seller's Market for Pigs
IRELAND - Another week of little change in Irish pig prices, with the main processors remaining on quotes of €1.66c/kg up to €1.70c/kg. ...
06 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Irish Pig Prices Remain Stable
IRELAND - Irish pig price remained relatively stable again this week, according to Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee, Tom Hogan....
31 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA: Govt Must Put Farming, Food at Centre of Brexit Battleground
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy has said farming and food will have to be centre stage in the Irish Government’s position as the formal negotiations on Brexit begin....
30 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Prices Stabilise with Up to €1.74C/Kg Being Paid
IRELAND - Reports from pig suppliers around the country this week show a stabilising pig price after a number of weeks of rising prices....
27 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA: Brexit Cannot Derail Farming, Food Growth Targets
IRELAND - Speaking at the ASA debate on Brexit in Kilkenny last week, IFA President Joe Healy dismissed any suggestion of diluting growth targets for the farming and food industry because of Brexit. ...
23 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Rising Pig Prices Inidicated for Coming Weeks
IRELAND - The pig trade remains relatively positive this week, but a number of processors have attempted to take heat out of the rising market, according to Tom Hogan, Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee....
16 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Welcome Increase Brings Pig Prices Into Line
IRELAND - Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee Tom Hogan welcomed the increase from both Staunton’s and Dawn Pork last Friday. Both increased quotes up to €1.70kg. This increase brings the southern plants...
09 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Needle-free Vaccination Lifts Performance on Longford Pig Farm
IRELAND - Improved weight gains in both weaners and finishers, as well as easier application and less stress on the pigs are among the benefits noted by the owners after the switch to an intradermal vaccine...
02 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Ireland's Labs Gain Global Recognition as Optimum System, Must be Maintained, Says IFA
IRELAND - Addressing a rally in Athlone to maintain the Regional Veterinary Laboratory services, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart reiterated that the current structure is acknowledged by authorities...
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA Welcomes Increase in Pig Prices
IRELAND - Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee Tom Hogan welcomed the increase in pig prices last Friday, when most processors increased quotes for the current week by 4c/kg....
24 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Prices: Deals Being Made in Excess of Base Quotes
IRELAND - The Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee Tom Hogan has said that the while base quotes remained similar to last week at 1.62-€1.64/kg, there are a greater number of pigs killed at deals far in...
17 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA Leads Delegation to Prioritise Nitrates Regulations
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy this week led a delegation to meet with Agriculture Minister Michael Creed and Local Government Minister Simon Coveney to set out the Association’s priorities in the...
16 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA Welcomes Increase in Pig Prices from Processors
IRELAND - Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee Tom Hogan has welcomed an increase in pig prices from processors last Friday....
06 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Prices Must Rise for All Irish Producers, says IFA
IRELAND - Chairman of IFA Pigs Committee, Tom Hogan has said farmers are expecting the pig price to increase substantially over the coming days....
26 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Irish Pig Prices Remain Steady
IRELAND - Chairman of the Irish Farmers Association Pigs Committee Tom Hogan said prices remained relatively steady this week after the 2c/kg increase which the majority of pig farmers received in the...
20 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Solid Demand Results in Pig Price Rise
IRELAND - The Chairman of the Irish Farmers Association Pigs Committee, Tom Hogan, has said that the solid demand from processors has resulted in a 2c/kg increase in prices being paid for pigs this week....
18 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Processors Demand for Pigs Remains Strong
IRELAND - Chairman of the Irish Farmers Association Pigs Committee Tom Hogan has called on all processors to increase the price of pigs across the board. Demand into the new year has remained strong from...
17 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Prices Beat Brexit to Top of Problem List for Irish Farmers
IRELAND - Farmers have identified product price as the key issue that will impact on their farm enterprise in 2017, according to the IFA barometer of farmer sentiment which is part of the Farm Income Review....
09 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Early Uplift in Pig Prices Expected
IRELAND - As we enter 2017, farmers are expecting an uplift in prices early in the year and stable pig prices for 2017 to give pig farmers a chance to recoup the loses of the past 18 months, Chairman of...
21 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Ireland Irish Pig Prices Remain Stable
IRELAND - Irish pig prices have remained relatively steady this week and look set to remain unchanged over the festive period, said Irish Farmers Association (IFA) National Pigs Committee Chairman Tom...
13 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Ireland Tom Hogan to Take Over as IFA Pig Committee Chairman
IRELAND - Following the completion of his four-year term of office, Chairman of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) National Pigs and Pigmeat Committee, Pat O’Flaherty, has congratulated Limerick farmer,...
 
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