BALLYBAY FARMER HEAVILY FINED FOR NON-COMPLIANCE WITH TAGGING REQUIREMENTS

12 October 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Judge emphasises vital importance of traceability to Irish cattle industry

The vital importance to the Irish cattle trade of having proper traceability procedures in place was commented upon by Judge Denis McLoughlin at Monaghan District Court on Monday when he imposed heavy fines on a Ballybay farmer who came before the court for failing to comply with Department of Agriculture regulations relating to the tagging of animals.

Ashley Millar, Drummuck, Ballybay received two fines of €2,500, with six months to pay, and was directed to meet prosecution cost sof €1,650 for contravention of Department of Agriculture…

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