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Friday 24 October 2014

No profit in hoggets

Published 29/01/2013 | 10:32

HOGGETS ARE not profitable for sheep farmers.

That's according to IFA National Sheep Committee Chairman James Murphy.

"Farmers who buy store lambs and finished hoggets at this time of the year are a critical component of the Irish sheep sector. The latest information showing imports from Great Britain into Northern Ireland was a worrying market trend."

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