Brexit beef chaos hitting prices by up to €150/hd

Beef farmers are continuing to count their losses as it emerged Irish finishers received €85 a head less than British farmers in recent weeks amid mounting Brexit uncertainty.

The crisis in the beef trade continues as prices remain on the floor, while expectations grow that Brexit may be delayed.

However, farm organisations have warned beef finishers are already suffering from low prices at the most expensive time of the year.

ICSA beef chairman Edmund Graham said: "The reality is that Irish farmers are being hit much harder by Brexit than British farmers, even though Ireland did not cause Brexit."

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