Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Questions (628)

Éamon Ó Cuív

Question:

628. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to detail the estimated number of farmers in each county with suckler cows; the number of applications received in 2014, broken down by county, for the beef genomics scheme 2014 and the beef data programme scheme 2014 respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23133/14]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The information requested is set out in the tabular statement.

County

Number of suckler cow herds

Number of applications for both the Beef Genomics Scheme and Beef Data Programme

No of applications for Beef Data Programme only

Carlow

881

474

20

Cavan

3,336

1,791

59

Clare

4,621

2,763

112

Cork

5,854

2,350

93

Donegal

4,069

2,008

86

Dublin

218

81

4

Galway

8,176

4,173

160

Kerry

3,888

1,824

95

Kildare

989

451

23

Kilkenny

1,849

903

40

Laois

1,638

877

37

Leitrim

2,614

1,578

76

Limerick

2,770

1,065

74

Longford

1,680

984

51

Louth

663

322

19

Mayo

7,145

3,868

238

Meath

1,932

863

36

Monaghan

2,446

1,237

61

Offaly

1,735

843

43

Roscommon

3,878

2,160

128

Sligo

2,697

1,471

105

Tipperary

3,545

1,490

75

Waterford

1,242

487

37

Westmeath

1,866

979

45

Wexford

1,821

881

52

Wicklow

1,124

569

29

-

72,677

36,492

1,798