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Milk farmers continue protest against production costs

Milk farmers continue protest against production costs
01/06
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Farmers launch a catapult. Farmers want an increase of up to 25% in their prices to cover costs. EU milk is often sold at below production costs due to a drop in international demand and increased competition.
Milk farmers continue protest against production costs
02/06
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Farmers set off coloured smoke in the protest. Farmers want an increase of up to 25% in their prices to cover costs. EU milk is often sold at below production costs due to a drop in international demand and increased competition.
Milk farmers continue protest against production costs
03/06
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Tractors were parked at entrances and pits were set on fire. Farmers want an increase of up to 25% in their prices to cover costs. EU milk is often sold at below production costs due to a drop in international demand and increased competition.
Milk farmers continue protest against production costs
04/06
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Farmers set off coloured smoke in the protest. Farmers want an increase of up to 25% in their prices to cover costs. EU milk is often sold at below production costs due to a drop in international demand and increased competition.
Milk farmers continue protest against production costs
05/06
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Farmers set off coloured smoke in the protest. Farmers want an increase of up to 25% in their prices to cover costs. EU milk is often sold at below production costs due to a drop in international demand and increased competition.
Milk farmers continue protest against production costs
06/06
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Farmers set off coloured smoke in the protest. Farmers want an increase of up to 25% in their prices to cover costs. EU milk is often sold at below production costs due to a drop in international demand and increased competition.
  • Milk farmers continue protest against production costs
  • Milk farmers continue protest against production costs
  • Milk farmers continue protest against production costs
  • Milk farmers continue protest against production costs
  • Milk farmers continue protest against production costs
  • Milk farmers continue protest against production costs
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The second day of the protest from the farmers of the European Milk Board (EMB) at the European Parliament in Brussels. The EMB, which is co-ordinating the protest, says small farmers are being forced out of business.

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