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HOLD BACK LAMBS TOMORROW FROM FACTORIES IN SUPPORT OF ICSA SHEEP PROTEST

Feb 27, 2023 | Latest News, Press Releases | 0 comments

ICSA Sheep chairman Sean McNamara has called on sheep farmers to hold back lambs from factories tomorrow on the day of the ICSA sheep protest. “We are calling on all farmers to support us tomorrow as we seek a better deal for the sheep sector. The focus tomorrow is on the lack of support from the Government, but we are also clear that factories cannot be absolved of blame,” he said.

“The dairy, beef, and pig sectors all received emergency packages in recent years due to market difficulties and the sheep sector should not be treated differently. We also want farmers to send a signal to factories that relentless price cutting is not acceptable. So please do not supply lambs tomorrow as a gesture of support for what we are trying to achieve.”

“Instead, we are asking farmers to come to Dublin tomorrow Tuesday 28 February for our protest outside Dáil Eireann and the Department of Agriculture on Kildare St; commencing at 12 noon until 3pm.”

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