In Ireland and Northern Ireland the dairy cooperative Lakeland Dairies offers a new voluntary fixed milk price scheme for all its 3200 farm family suppliers in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The voluntary scheme will allow Lakeland Dairies suppliers lock in either 5 percent or 10 percent of their milk volumes based on 2022 volumes. In the Republic of Ireland, a price of 39.5 eurocent per litre (including VAT) is available for the months of April to September 2024 with a price of 40.5 cent per litre (including VAT) available for October to March 2024. This is at 3.6 percent butterfat and 3.3 percent protein. In Northern Ireland, a price of 32.5 pence (37.3 eurocent) per litre is available for the period April to September 2024 with a price of to 33.5 pence (38.4 eurocent) per litre available for October to March 2024.