DEFRA has announced the compensation rates for March 2006 for bovine animals compulsory slaughtered due to bovine Tuberculosis, BSE, Brucellosis and Enzootic Bovine Leukosis.

The compensation tables use market data collected on a monthly basis to ascertain the value of non-pedigree stock, for pedigree stock the tables use six months rolling data.

Introduced in February 2006 this is the second month of the new system for valuation.

To compare with the rates paid in February 2006 click here

The compensation rates for March 2006 are as follows:

Table of non-pedigree Bovine Categories

 
Male Female

Beef sector

Age Compensation due (£/head) Age Compensation due (£/head)
Up to 3 months 111 Up to 3 months 70
Over 3 months up to 6 months 199 Over 3 months up to 6 months 170
Over 6 months up to 9 months 335 Over 6 months up to 9 months 262
Over 9 months up to 12 months 426 Over 9 months up to 12 months 338
Over 12 months up to 16 months 510 Over 12 months up to 16 months 394
Over 16 months up to 20 months 546 Over 16 months up to 20 months 464
20 months and over 657 20 months and over 558
Breeding bulls 20 months and over * Calved 495
 

Dairy sector

Age Compensation due (£/head) Age Compensation due (£/head)
Up to 3 months 18 Up to 3 months *
Over 3 months up to 6 months 80 Over 3 months up to 6 months *
Over 6 months up to 12 months 189 Over 6 months up to 12 months *
Over 12 months up to 16 months 405 Over 12 months up to 16 months *
Over 16 months up to 20 months 425 Over 16 months up to 20 months 358
20 months and over 487 20 months and over 555
Calved 632
 

Table of pedigree Bovine Categories

 
Male Female

Beef sector

Age Compensation due (£/head) Age Compensation due (£/head)
6 months up to 12 months * 6 months up to 12 months *
Over 12 months up to 24 months 3,576 Over 12 months up to 24 months 1,164
Bull 24 months and over 2,333 24 months and over (not calved) 1,395
Calved under 36 months 1,464
Calved 36 months and over 1,248
 

Dairy sector

Age Compensation due (£/head) Age Compensation due (£/head)
Up to 2 months * Up to 2 months 447
Over 2 months up to 12 months * Over 2 months up to 10 months 462 **
Over 12 months up to 24 months 1,306 Over 10 months up to 18 months 889
Bull 24 months and over * Over 18 months not calved 959
Calved under 36 months 1,067
Calved 36 months and over 944

* Compensation to be determined using individual valuation

** Previously ascertained market price