Price is set according to the husbandry, breed, feed, and living environment, 

Please note we reserve the right to cancel bookings on the grounds of pig quality or welfare

We pay O'Donoghues Slaughter costs personally, if you wish to pay directly  that can be arranged. 

Here is an example of terms that suppliers need to comply with , full terms are here

            Antibiotic free 

            Non Intensive rearing 

            Dry Bedding and shelter for pigs 

            High quality feed and water 

            Delivered on time to O'Donaghues by appointment 

            Correctly stamped and tagged with paperwork to match 

            Males / Boars over 7 months  if  un-castrated or showing any sign of taint will not be purchased

           Intact males over live weight 140 kg live weight or >100 kg head off carcase weight will be refused 

            A Pre slaughter form needs to be filled ! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FORM

            No consistant feeding of fried food or  food  oil ( olive oil or similar )  or food that will taint meat 

WE DO NOT WISH TO BUY COMMERCIAL BREEDS REARED IN PENS OR SLATS!

PLEASE NOTE €35 PER PIG IS DEDUCTED FOR EACH PIG FOR O'DONAGHUES COSTS FOR KILLING AND A  €5 FOR ADMINISTRATION FEE 

ALL WEIGHTS CALCULATED WITH HEAD OFF

ANY PIGS WITH FAR BEYOND THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF FAT WILL HAVE A REDUCED RATE OF €1.50  PER KG FOR THE EXCESS FAT INSTEAD (calculated fairly back at Gubbeen, and has only happend 4 c  times in the past several years ) 

ANY PIGS WITH POOR SCORE OR ISSUE WILL BE EITHER REFUSED OR PENALISED ( ie showing sign of poor diet / cold environment )


 

CHANGES MADE ON OCT 2016

PRICE TO BE PAID BASED ON BONUS ON TOP OF IRISH COMMERCIAL PIG PRICES AT TIME OF DELIVERY stauntons arer local and will be referance price )

http://www.ifarm.ie/more-sectors/pig-market-commentary/

present commercial price €1.60 per kg 20/01/17

Indoor spacious straw reared traditional breed = € 1 ontop of commercial price  ( i.e. €2.60 per kg )

Outdoor reared traditional breed pig  =  € 1.50 ontop of commercial price ( i.e. €3.10 per kg )

SUPPLIER MUST COMPLETE REGISTRATION AND BE APPROVED

A PRE SLAUGHTER FORM IS HERE AND MUST BE FILLED OUT PRIOR TO DELIVERY TO O'DONAGHUES

 Priority booking  is given to those producing outdoor reared pigs and high standard indoor pigs purchased in winter months 

GM free feed is encouraged

UPDATE

We aim to pay everybody within three weeks. ( This allows us to butcher down sides calculate weights and get information office, where payment will be processed. )