Sheep Welfare Scheme to run for 6th year

Farmers who are currently participating in the Sheep Welfare Scheme (SWS) will be automatically enrolled in year six of the scheme on 1st February 2022.

The scheme runs from 1st February 2021 to 31st January 2022. Those who want to remain in the scheme do not need to take any action while producers who no longer wish to participate should contact the Department of Agriculture.

The scheme is also open to new entrants, with the deadline for new entrants to apply being 1st February 2022.

If you are a sheep farmer looking to develop your farm contact us today on 056 7722042 or drop into your local branch and we will be happy to talk you through your funding options.

Find out more information on our Cultivate Farm Finance option here or visit


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