Farmers advised to sell livestock at local mart


Farmers are being urged to support their local mart, with benefits including guaranteed payment and an ability to choose to sell or hold.

Farmers advised to sell livestock at local mart

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Farmers are being urged to support their local mart, with benefits including guaranteed payment and an ability to choose to sell or hold.

A farming organisation is advising farmers to sell their livestock at their local mart.

In a notice issued across social media, the Irish Farmers’ Association has supported its statement by pointing out the following benefits:

  • Guaranteed payment;

  • Instant market prices;

  • Ability to choose to sell or hold;

  • Full transparency on AIMS;

  • Finished cattle sales;

  • Option to sell under-fit and over-fit cattle to avoid slaughter penalties.

In encouraging farmers to support their local marts, the farm group has urged mart attendees to “keep your distance – wear a mask. Keep your mart open”.

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