LWDS - What does LWDS stand for? The Free Dictionary
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Animals suspected of having foot-and-mouth disease were slaughtered on farms and were not eligible for Slaughter Premium, a CAP subsidy, while those whose welfare was affected by movement restrictions were eligible for the LWDS
, operated mainly through abattoirs.
or Slaughtered before the introduction of the LWDS
on the basis of a veterinary certificate that this was the only way to resolve a serious welfare problem.
Far from asking Defra to give the livestock sector more money we are saying it can cut down on LWDS
expense by helping to make sure animals caught on farms with depleted forage stocks are given enough feed to get them through to spring.
Defra has said that the LWDS
is a back stop for the beef sector.