ICSA Suckler Chairman, Dermot Kelleher said that the compensatory payment for BVD positive calves in the suckler herd, was constructive.
The payment of €100 applies to second and all subsequent calves in a herd that are culled. “The compensation will not be near the value of a suckler calf in most cases, but at least it recognises the impact of losing a quality calf in the current climnate,” he added.
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