Dairy dispersal sale© Tim Scrivener
More than 1,000 dairy farmers are set to quit in the next 12 months as livestock markets report a surge in dispersal sale enquiries. Auctioneers in northern England, Wales and Scotland have told Farmers Weekly that the increase shows how hard cash-strapped farmers have been hit by the milk price crash. Livestock Auctioneers Association chief executive Chris Dodds said that the surge in farmers seeking to exit the industry was unusual and could only be attributed to plunges in milk […]
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