headage

headage

(ˈhɛdɪdʒ)
n
(Agriculture) a payment to a farmer based on the number of animals kept
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The top price in headage terms went to a pen of 45.
The land was bought as an investment at a time when headage payments encouraged dense stocking and extra land was needed for wintering livestock.
Livestock farmers were paid a headage payment for lambs and finished cattle, with the infamous graders being present at the livestock markets.
5m in headage subsidies and area based subsidies worth e1/450m paid to 34,000 people.
If, during the contract period, the bus fleet availability, serviceability expression "corrective%" in excess of 10%, in the case of Contracting entitled to service is not met, the duration (lives), above the 10% rate, not at the place of execution not ready for normal bus available on a headage penalty charge.
The decision will mean the end of compensatory headage payments of pounds 1.
AIMS believes a combination of cost savings and a charging system based on stratified headage could produce a win-win-win for the FSA, consumers and industry.
He even chatted to me for a while about headage payments and slurry tanks as if I had now reached the next level on my path to one day becoming a real country person.
O'Donnell, 65, who has a grown up family, intercepted cheques for sheep headage payments between 1992 and 2003 which were addressed to a neighbour.
Johnes P, Moss B, Phillips G (1996) The determination of total nitrogen and total phosphorus concentrations in freshwaters from land use, stock headage and population data: testing of a model for use in conservation and water quality management.
The reduction of dairy cow headage is likely to accentuate this trend in the coming years.
The profitability of farms in Navarra cannot be solely attributed to CAP headage and acreage payments and transfers received because of their location in LFAs or objective 5b areas.