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24/07/2021

IFA presidential hopeful calls on IFA to stop defending 30-months age limit

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Former chair of North Tipperary Irish Farmer's Association (IFA), Tim Cullinan, has issued a call to the IFA Livestock committee to change it's policy of defending the 30-months age limit.

The calls come on the back of recent beef price protests and crisis talks, with the IFA National treasurer and IFA president hopeful stating that the abolition of the 30-months limit would go a long way in helping to solve the current crisis.

He stated: "I'm calling on the IFA Livestock Committee to change its policy of defending the 30-months age limit.

"Ambiguity on the 30-months age limit is no longer an option for IFA and its abolition would go some way to addressing one of the root causes of the factory protests." 

Also read: Minister Creed announces the establishment of the first DAFM Recognised Beef Producer Organisation

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