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An Association of Farmers for Farmers

The True Voice of Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers

ICSA Ireland, an association of real farmers tackling the real issues.

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Livestock Prices

Cattle and Sheep Prices 4 June 2024

Cattle Prices

uparrow Steers €5.10-€5.15/kg
uparrow Heifers €5.15-€5.20/kg
uparrow Bulls (+16mts) €5.35-€5.40/kg (U); €5.25-€5.30/kg (R) uparrow Bulls (-16mts) €5.15-€5.20/kg
nochange Cows €5.10/kg (U); €4.70-€4.80/kg (R)

Sheep Prices

downarrow Spring Lamb €8.80-€9.00 up to 21kgs downarrow Hoggets €7.80-€8.20/kg up to 24kgs downarrow Ewes €3.10-€3.40/kg

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ICSA Ireland

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association is an Association of Farmers for Farmers, and for more than 25 years we have defended the interests low-income suckler, sheep, beef and tillage farmers. ICSA does not take levies.

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Our Vision and Mission – ICSA

Striving for equality for all farmers

Freedom from bureaucracy

Opportunity to farm

Exclusively represents the voice of drystock farmers

Identify and respond to the key issues concerning the beef and lamb sectors

To represent the views of Ireland’s rural communities

The Benefits Of Being An ICSA Member

10% or €100 off the cost of AXA Farm Insurance for members of ICSA

2.5 Cent off Pump Prices at Participating Fuel Stations

€20 Off IAS Laboratories Soil/Silage/Water Testing

PV Energy Ireland has offered our members an exciting exclusive membership benefits offer.

10% Off Farm Equipment Marking Systems

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ICSA Sectors

  • Beef – We represent the interests of beef and suckler farmers with a focus on full transparency in the food chain.
  • Sheep – We represent the interests of Irish sheep farmers in the strongest possible way at home and abroad.
  • Suckler – ICSA believes suckler farmers need to be supported as much as possible to maintain the strength of the sector.
  • Rural Development – ICSA is committed to furthering the cause of rural development in Ireland, and giving strong voice to the issues that affect rural dwellers across the country.

Latest Press Releases

HUGH FARRELL APPOINTED ICSA GENERAL SECRETARY

HUGH FARRELL APPOINTED ICSA GENERAL SECRETARY

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Hugh Farrell to the position of ICSA general secretary. A native of Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan, Mr. Farrell has been a senior official within ICSA for many years, most recently serving as chair of the Animal Health and Welfare Committee.

TILLAGE PLAN NEEDS STRONG FINANCIAL COMMITMENT

TILLAGE PLAN NEEDS STRONG FINANCIAL COMMITMENT

ICSA Tillage chair Gavin Carberry has said Minister McConalogue must put money on the table if the decline in the area under tillage is to be reversed. “The tillage sector is in dire need of a significant and multi-year financial boost which must be delivered if the Department are serious about meeting the target of increasing the tillage area to 400,000ha by 2030 as part of the Climate Action Plan,” he said.

ICSA WELCOMES IN-PERSON TRAINING OPTION FOR SCEP PARTICIPANTS

ICSA WELCOMES IN-PERSON TRAINING OPTION FOR SCEP PARTICIPANTS

ICSA Suckler chair Jimmy Cosgrave has welcomed the announcement by Minister McConalogue today that in-person training will be provided as an option for SCEP participants. “This is something that ICSA looked for and I am pleased that the Minister has seen the merit in our argument. The decision will come as a great relief to many farmers who faced considerable challenges with the online training for a variety of reasons,” he said.

AXA DiscountsHear From One Of Our Members

Watch: See how much suckler farmer – and proud member of ICSA – Mick McKeon saved on the cost his farm insurance with ICSA and AXA Farm Insurance. 

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Be a member here at ICSA and enjoy these various discounts offered by our partners:

10% or €100 off the cost of AXA Farm Insurance for members of ICSA

2.5 Cent off Pump Prices at Participating Fuel Stations

10% Off Farm Equipment Marking Systems

€20 Off IAS Laboratories Soil/Silage/Water Testing