Suckler Carbon Efficiency Programme (SCEP)

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SCEP Main Details

The scheme, which is a direct replacement for the Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP), has a total budget of €256m spread across five years, and includes four mandatory measures namely: replacement strategy; genomics; weighing; and surveys.

  • Bord Bia SBLAS membership is required as the carbon footprint in the sustainability audit will be used to measure changes over the course of the contract. This must be in place prior to application;
  • Submit a BISS applications on which all their lands are declared for the duration of the Suckler Carbon Efficiency Programme;
  • Calve down at least 50% of the reference number of animals every year;
  • Every participant will be required to attend a half day livestock handling course before the end of year two;
  • There will be mandatory training on the implementation of the actions under the scheme in the first two years of the contract;

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    **PLEASE NOTE: By filling in this form, you agree to allow AgriData Ltd store your details solely for processing Bord Bia SBLAS appliations in relation to the SCEP (which may require additonal contact). Your details will not be passed on to any third parties outside of the Bord Bia Sustainable assurance schemes.
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    Date: 20/03/2023
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