LIVESTOCK keepers are being given one last chance to register for the Older Cattle Disposal Scheme, which is due to end on December 31.
What does OCDS stand for?
OCDS stands for Older Cattle Disposal Scheme (market support measure; UK)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Meanwhile farmers have been urged to book now or run the risk of losing Older Cattle Disposal Scheme (OCDS) compensation.
When the export market was reopened last May the UK industry promised all cattle born before the end of July 1996 would be processed through the Older Cattle Disposal Scheme and none would enter the food chain.
Mr Rees added: "Therefore we are discussing with the Welsh Assembly, Defra and the EC the need for the current OTM scheme to be maintained alongside the new Older Cattle Disposal Scheme until at least UK exports resume with the rest of the EU.
Byline: IAIN CARRINGTON THE older cattle disposal scheme (OCDS) which replaced the Over Thirty Months Scheme in January last year, comes to an end on December 31 this year.
The introduction of the Older Cattle Disposal Scheme and the staged reduction for the price of cattle entered into the scheme gives UK producers an opportunity to develop both a home market for this older beef and an export market for prime beef - once the export market reopens.
Unions therefore want the OTM scheme maintained alongside the new Older Cattle Disposal scheme until at least UK exports resume - expected in early 2006.
ENGLISH dairy and beef herds must plan the culling of all cattle born before August 1996 on an individual basis over the final 16 months of the Older Cattle Disposal Scheme if they are to avoid losing compensation.