Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 18th April 2017.
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the average amount of compensation paid, per animal, to dairy farmers whose herds have been compulsorily slaughtered for bovine TB has been in each of the last five years.
The average amount of compensation paid, per animal, to dairy farmers whose cattle have been compulsory slaughtered for bovine TB for the last five years is shown in the table below. These include all reactors and contacts. It is rarely necessary to slaughter an entire herd.
The values in the table are for England only. Both the Scottish and Welsh Governments pay and record compensation payments separately to farmers who have had their animal’s compulsory slaughtered for bovine TB.
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