Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 27 September 2023

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Development of the Sheep Sector: Discussion (Resumed)

Mr. Fergal Byrne:

I am not 100% sure. I have not seen too many dairy men buying store lambs. They do not buy store lambs. Part of the problem last year at least was that the price of lamb does not rise until the middle of January. It is too far out for them to be buying those lambs at that stage. That is where the problem is. What I am hearing from down the country-----