Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Ceisteanna (529)

Niall Collins

Ceist:

529. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if grants are available for the construction of poultry houses for chicken farmers and growers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26099/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The TAMS II scheme provides grant aid for a number of investments to upgrade the energy efficiency of poultry houses under the Pigs and Poultry Investment Scheme, one of the seven measures available under TAMS II. However, the construction of new poultry housing is not grant aided under this measure.