Grass growth stunted by cold spell
Cold weather and cancelled sailings means its been more challenging for farmers to feed their livestock.
That's from Orrisdale farmer Kirree Kermode - who says the cold spell has stunted a lot of grass growth, the main source of food for many animals.
Kirree, who's also known for Manx Radio's Countryside, says they're affected by different factors:
Isle of Man Meats chair Tim Baker MHK says they've also been hit:
You can watch Mr Baker's full interview with Manx Radio's Alex Wotton below: