DÁIL BID TO WIN BIRD FLU COMPENSATION FOR COUNTY MONAGHAN POULTRY FARMERS

8 May 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

A Dáil appeal for compensation for Co Monaghan poultry farmers whose production has been impacted by avian influenza has been made by Sinn Féin TD for Cavan/Monaghan Matt Carthy. Deputy Carthy made the call to Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed TD when the Dáil convened on Thursday last. A significant drop in national egg production and a consequent rise in imports have been recorded since the outbreak, which has seen over half-a-million egg-producing hens in the county culled. “On Thursday last I asked the Minister to give me a yes or no answer as to whether…

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