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Council land to help with fodder crisis



LIMERICK city and county councils have identified 155 acres of greenfield sites that could be used to harvest fodder. The authorities have written to the Department of the Environment outlining that their current landholding could be used to assist the local farming community. The land is located in the city and county. Figures released by the Department of Agriculture show a 26% increase in the number of animal deaths on farms in the first quarter of 2013 compared with the same figure last year. The figures show that 106,000 animals died in the period from January to March, compared with 84,000 in the same period in 2012.


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