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Milk To Beef Conversion Scheme

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 15 May 1980

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the number of cows taken out of milk production in the United Kingdom under the milk to beef conversion scheme.

Approved applications under the non-marketing of milk and conversion premium scheme to 31 March 1980 accounted for 173,477 cows, comprising 125,479 under the non-marketing section and 47,998 under the section covering conversion to beef or sheepmeat production.