Events to explain what new livestock assurance standards mean to crofters

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) will host a series of events with Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) to explain what the changes to sheep and cattle assurance standards that go live in April will mean to crofting.

“Health planning is a useful way of proactively managing livestock health and welfare”, said Russell Smith, chair of the SCF agriculture working group, “helping to avoid disease and optimising productivity. In line with other UK assurance schemes, QMS introduced a requirement for annual veterinary visits and veterinary sign-off of health plans, to their cattle and sheep standards, in 2020. Veterinary input helps to ensure such plans are effective and strategic. Read in full here.

You can register for the event here.

Article by SCF

22 February 2022

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