Date lodged: 7 February 2018
To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5T-00925 by Fergus Ewing on 6 February 2018 (Official Report, c. 7), how many (a) sheep, (b) cattle and (c) poultry were exported for breeding in (i) 2016 and (ii) 2017 to (A) the rest the UK and (B) other countries outside of the UK, and how much these exports were worth.
Answered by: Fergus Ewing 13 March 2018
The Scottish Government has identified the following data for movements of cattle and sheep. The internal UK data are from Rapid Analysis and Detection of Animal-related Risk (RADAR)and apply to movements from Scotland to England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The non-UK exports are from the Trade Control and Export System compiled by the Animal and Plant Health Agency.
To the rest of UK for Breeding and Fattening
To countries outside of UK for Breeding
Data on the numbers of poultry exported for breeding purposes is not collected.