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Calf Subsidy

Volume 885: debated on Thursday 6 February 1975

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food why it is now necessary to give the actual date of birth when claiming calf subsidy instead of accepting the former principle of giving the month only.

The appropriate rate of subsidy depends on the birth date of the calf. As there are now three different rates of subsidy in force the actual birth date of each calf is needed to determine the correct rate payable.