The BVD PI Removal Incentivisation Scheme which will be delivered in partnership between AHWNI and the LMC opened for claims on 8 February 2017. The Incentivisation Scheme aims to encourage farmers to dispose of BVD infected calves as soon as possible.
A dairy heifer PI can receive £130 financial replacement assistance -male dairy calves as well as beef calves also receive assistance too.
Farmers who may have an eligible animal will receive a claim form from AHWNI. The form must be completed and sent back to LMC. All details as to eligibility and how to claim are included in the guidance.