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Bovine Tuberculosis: Compensation

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 216227, tabled on 4 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will list the number of pedigree cattle sold in each month since the scheme began that determined the compensation offered to farmers with cows testing positive for TB.

Answered on

12 February 2019

The attached spreadsheet contains the rolling six month numbers of pedigree calved cows, used to support TB table valuations, since the adoption of the current compensation categories in July 2012. Categories included are:

Beef sired Pedigree Female 24 - 36 months calved

Beef sired Pedigree Female > 36 months calved

Dairy sired Pedigree Female 18 - 36 months calved

Dairy sired Pedigree Female 36 - 84 months calved

Dairy sired Pedigree Female > 84 months calved

Data between 2006 and 2012 is not available in this format.