TITLE

Wales puts cost of F&M outbreak at ?40m

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/23/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 21, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the claims of National Farmers Union (NFU) Cymru that the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in England has cost Welsh farmers about £40m. Evidence of hardship prepared for the Welsh Assembly's finance committee estimated that the 33% fall in market prices resulting from the ban on exporting lambs would amount to £11m by the end of 2007. The NFU insisted that the impact on the sheep sector was proportionally greater in Wales.
ACCESSION #
28101520

 

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