ICMSA calls a meeting due to bovine TB outbreaks in Co Cork
The West Cork ICMSA and North and East Cork ICMSA have come together to schedule a meeting on several serious and high-profile bovine TB incidents in the county. It will take place in the Castle Hotel, Macroom, on Thursday, January 10, beginning at 7.30pm.
The meeting will be addressed by Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine officials Colm Forde and Eoin Ryan, who will provide an expert update to Cork farmers concerned by the outbreaks and the response procedure that follows. The meeting will be jointly chaired by Tom Wilson, Enniskeane, Chair of West Cork ICMSA, and Maurice Walsh, Mitchelstown, Chair of North and East Cork ICMSA, both of whom appealed to farmers to attend. The meeting was organised at short notice in response to widespread anxiety felt throughout the county due to a rash of TB outbreaks.
Maurice Walsh will jointly share Co Cork, ICMSA meeting on TB outbreaks.