Ireland MAY MILK PRICE DOWN TO 27.7c

30 Jul Ireland MAY MILK PRICE DOWN TO 27.7c

The average farmgate milk price paid in May in Ireland was 27.71c/litre (for milk standardised to 3.6% b/f, 3.3% prot.), down 5% so far this year and 25% lower than the all-time peak paid at the end of 2013. May prices varied between 29c paid by Glanbia (who are subsidising their price by about 2c/litre) and Kerry at 26.6c. The biggest price cuts in May were made by Arrabawn (-2.6c), Tipperary (-1.9c) and Kerry (-1.8c).