Animal feedlots detrimental to family farms – Carthy

January 21, 2019

Animal feedlots could have very damaging consequences for rural Ireland and the Irish beef industry.

So says the Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy who was responding to recent media investigations into factory feedlots.

According to the online agri publication Agriland, over 18% (eighteen percent) of the total national beef kill in 2018 originated from factory feedlots. Matt Carthy says those figures are deeply worrying.  

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