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on September 19, 2017

IFA: Irish poultry sector has potential for more growth

The industry’s major players are expanding, and government support would help with further growth, says Irish Farmers’ Association poultry chairman

From WATTAgNet:

The poultry sector of Ireland is in a state of expansion, and in a good position to continue to grow, said National Poultry Chairman Nigel Renaghan, Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA).

Renaghan told AgriLand that all of the country's main players in the broiler, egg, turkey and duct sectors are expanding their operations. He believes there are plenty of opportunities for further growth.

“There are lots of young people wanting to secure a foothold within Irish agriculture. They have the skills and the training to make poultry a viable enterprise, whether this be on their home farms or on land acquired for this specific purpose,” said Renaghan.

The organization’s poultry chairman added that a government decision to facilitate further development of the poultry industry, along with the “right entrepreneurial input,” would further enable Ireland to reach its potential in the poultry industry.


There is a tremendous future in Irish poultry

I had the IFA's National Poultry Chairman Nigel Renaghan on with me earlier this week, claiming that his sector has never been in better health. According to the Co. Monaghan man, all the main players within the turkey, duck, broiler and egg sectors are expanding their business operations. In turn, this is having a significantly [ ] The post There is a tremendous future in Irish poultry appeared first on Agriland.

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