Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme (Mainland and Islands)

This scheme helps maintain beef suckler herds at a level that sustains the commercial beef industry in Scotland.

The support provided will help the environmental and social benefits that arise from extensive beef suckler herds in Scotland.

The beef sector has accounted for 22 per cent of Scottish agricultural output over the last 10 years and beef production is the largest agricultural sector in Scotland. About 11,400 people are employed on beef cattle holdings.

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