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Bovine TB
Wales revises plans for bovine TB compensation payments

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THE Welsh Government has announced that it is revising its plans for changes to the way farmers are compensated for cattle affected by bovine TB.

Earlier this year, it consulted on the introduction of a table valuation system for TB compensation payments to replace the current system of individual on-farm payments (VR, February 8, 2014, vol 174, p 134). However, on October 21, Rebecca Evans, the deputy minister for farming and food in Wales, announced that, following careful consideration of the responses received to the consultation, it had been decided not to introduce the table valuation system in …

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