ICSA Kerry Chair advises farmers to hold off on selling beef

ICSA Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association logoThe chairman of the ICSA in Kerry is advising farmers to hold off on selling cattle until the international situation stabilises. This follows a warning to processors by the ICSA president Patrick Kent; that the Russian ban on imports cannot justify any price cuts for beef. He says the export ban will have minimal impact on Irish beef exports and that  it impacts most on eastern European countries and primarily affects pig meat and dairy products. Mick Brady says if farmers aren’t getting the right prices they should hold off on selling: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/26674/medium/”]