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Pig Industry News: Ireland

09 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA Calls for Processors to Stop Cutting Pig Price
IRELAND - IFA National Pigs Chairman Tom Hogan has called on all pig processors to stop cutting the pig price for farmers....
05 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA Protests Over Meat Sellout
IRELAND - The IFA protested yesterday morning outside the EU Commission offices in Mount Street in Dublin. ...
03 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Price Cut Totally Unwarranted, Says IFA
IRELAND - Disappointing news for all pig farmers last Friday with the announcement by pig processors of a 4c/kg reduction to be imposed on this week’s pig price. This leaves the average pig price in...
18 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Price Settles, IFA Reports
IRELAND - Quotes from main export pig processing plants have settled this week in the range of €1.65/kg- €1.70c/kg....
16 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland UK Customs Proposals Very Negative for Irish Agriculture, Says IFA
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy has said the UK’s insistence on leaving the customs union and pursuing an independent trade policy will amount to a hard Brexit and is potentially very negative for...
11 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Processors Undermining Pigmeat Sector with Unjustified Price Cuts, Says IFA
IRELAND - Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee, Tom Hogan has called on pig processors to stop undermining the Irish pigmeat sector with unjustified price cuts. ...
07 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA Accuses Pig Processors of Undermining Pigmeat Market
IRELAND - IFA National Pigs Chairman Tom Hogan has accused the pig processing factories of undermining the pigmeat market with unnecessary price cuts and he urged all pig farmers to strongly resist price...
27 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA Reports Pig Prices Up 4c/Kg in July
IRELAND - It was another positive week for pig farmers, with demand from all processors forcing the trade to continue its slow upward trend....
24 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA Calls for Total Contribution Pension System to be Introduced in 2018 Budget
IRELAND - IFA Farm Family and Social Affairs Chairperson Maura Canning has called for the current averaging system to be moved to a total contributions system for the purposes of calculating a person’s...
19 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Plants Struggling to Get Supplies in Some Parts
IRELAND - The main processors remain on the same official quotes as the previous week, with the southern plants leading the way on €1.74c/kg....
18 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Recognition of Experience, Competency of Farmers Fundamental to Animal Health Strategy
IRELAND - IFA National Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart has welcomed the launch of the National Farmed Animal Health Strategy (NFAHS) 2017-2022 and the Animal Health Surveillance Strategy for Ireland...
14 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Price Increase Spurred by Southern Plants
IRELAND - Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee Tom Hogan said there was no official change in pig prices from the main export plants for this week, but the 4c/kg increase given by the two main southern plants...
06 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Positive Pig Price News from Southern Plants, Reports IFA
IRELAND - IFA Pigs Chairman Tom Hogan has welcomed the positive news which emerged from the southern processors Dawn and Stauntons of a 4c/kg increase for this current week....
04 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Price Remains Stable But Higher Paid in Places
IRELAND - The Irish pig price remains stable at €1.70c/kg last week but spot loads have been paid in excess of this price and there are many suppliers that have done deals to supply pigs to their processor...
21 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Processors Fail to Follow European Market
IRELAND - There has been no change in official quotes for pigs this week, which remain at €1.70c/kg....
09 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland European Pig Price Returns Need to be Reflected in Irish Prices, Says IFA
IRELAND - Official pig price quotes remain static around the €1.70c/kg mark, reports IFA Pigs Chairman Tom Hogan....
01 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Price Increase Long Overdue as EU Prices Power Ahead
IRELAND - There was no official movement of pig prices from the main export plants again this week, in spite of the ever-increasing gap between the EU average price and the Irish pig price....
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....
 
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