Donegal farmer urged to attend Cork beef meeting

Donegal Farmers are being urged to attend a public protest meeting in Abbeyleaks in Co Cork this weekend during which the controversial new beef price grade will be discussed.

The event hosted by the ICMSA we here how some farmers are seeing losses of up to 80 euro per head under the new pricing system.

Cathal McCarthy is a spokesperson for the organisation - he says farmers in Donegal are some of the worst effected and are being pushed out of the industry: [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/29icmsa.mp3[/podcast]