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MNFU highlights need for abattoir

Union unsure how much government would pay

The president of the Manx National Farmers Union says an island abattoir is needed, but he's unsure how much the government is prepared to pay.

A new look at the future of the loss-making facility has identified four options, including restructuring the business model the use of a mobile abattoir.

Brian Brumby says the meat plant has been failing to achieve funding targets for quite some time - and something needs to be done:

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