Cattle Keeper requirements

If you are a new livestock keeper please ensure that you have obtained a holding number from the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) on 0845 933 5577 and then a herd/flock number from the Animal and Plant Health Agency (AHPA - a Defra Agency) on 01284 778150, who will then notify us.

For more information on keeping cattle, please read through the following information below from Department for Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and

If you have any queries contact our Business Advice line on 0300 123 2329 or email: