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Saturday 20 September 2014

No profit in hoggets

Published 29/01/2013 | 10:32

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HOGGETS ARE not profitable for sheep farmers.

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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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