Revised compensation rates applicable to the above schemes and effective for the month of November 2000 are as follows:-

BSE Compensation

Compensation payable for an animal slaughtered because it is suspected of being affected by BSE is an amount equal to the lower of either the market value of the animal or the indicative market price (IMP).

This will be up to a maximum of:

- £431 if BSE is confirmed by post mortem

- £538.75 if BSE is not confirmed

BSE Offspring Cull Compensation

Compensation will be made in accordance with the following table: 0

BOC valuation table: 1 November - 30 November 2000

Age (months)
Dairy
Beef
breeding
Beef
     
Basic scale
+
Slaughter
Premium
+
Steers
Bulls
           
 
S1
S2
B
less than 1
£86.20 £86.20 £86.20    
 
 
 
 
1 - less than 3
£129.30 £129.30 £129.30 + £10.65
 
 
 
 
3 - less than 6
£172.40 £172.40 £172.40 + £10.65
 
 
 
 
6 - less than 7
£215.50 £215.50 £172.40 + £10.65
 
 
 
 
7 - less than 8
£215.50 £215.50 £215.50    
+
£76.45
 
£100.27
8 - less than 9
£215.50 £215.50 £215.50 + £16.92
+
£76.45
 
£100.27
9 - less than 12
£258.60 £258.60 £258.60 + £16.92
+
£76.45
 
£100.27
12 - less than 15
£301.70 £301.70 £301.70 + £16.92
+
£76.45
 
£100.27
15 - less than 18
£344.80 £344.80 £344.80 + £16.92
+
£76.45
 
£100.27
18 - less than 20
£387.90 £387.90 £387.90 + £16.92
+
£76.45
 
£100.27
20 - less than 21
£387.90 £387.90 £387.90 + £16.92
+
 
£76.45
£100.27
21 - less than 24
£431.00 £431.00 £431.00 + £16.92
+
 
£76.45
£100.27
24 - less than 27
£474.10 £474.10 £431.00* + £16.92
+
 
£76.45
£100.27
27 - less than 30
£517.20 £517.20 £431.00* + £16.92
+
 
£76.45
£100.27
over 30
£560.30 £517.20 OTMS1 + £16.92
+
 
£76.45
£100.27

Compensation stated is based on the Indicative market price for November 2000.

* All rates will change monthly, by the same percentage as the Indicative Market Price.

1 OTMS - The maximum amount payable for animals under the OTMS. Rate changes monthly.


Notes for Editors

1. BSE compensation is paid under the provisions of the BSE Compensation Order 1996 (As amended).

2. BSE Offspring Cull compensation is paid under the provisions of the BSE Offspring Slaughter Regulations 1998.