Irish Cattle Grazing in a Field

QUALITY PRICE SYSTEM (QPS) GRID

QPS Grid c/kg

U+U=U-R+R=R-O+O=O-P+
2++24+18+12+6BaseBase-18-24-30-36
3+24+18+12+6BaseBase-12-18-24-30
4-+24+18+12+6BaseBase-12-18-24-30
4=+24+18+12+600-12-24-30-36
4++18+12+60-6-6-18-24-30-36
50-6-12-18-24-24-36-42-48-54

In - Spec Bonus: Under 30 months

+ 12c/kg
+ 20c/kg
 U+U=U-R+R=R-O+O=O-P+
2++24+18+12+6BaseBase-18-24-30-36
3+24+18+12+6BaseBase-12-18-24-30
4-+24+18+12+600-12-18-24-30
4=+24+18+12+600-12-24-30-36
4++18+12+60-6-6-18-24-30-36
50-6-12-18-24-24-36-42-48-54
  • Payable on steers and heifers with the grades highlighted in blue/pink above;
  • Steers & heifers are under 30 months;
  • Steers & heifers have been on SBLAS approved farm(s) for at least 70 days continuously prior to slaughter;
  • Cattle have been a minimum of 60 days on the last SBLAS farm;
  • Cattle have a maximum of 4 farm residencies.

In - Spec Bonus: 30 - 36 months (<36 months)

+ 8c/kg
U+U=U-R+R=R-O+O=O-P+
2++24+18+12+6BaseBase-18-24-30-36
3+24+18+12+6BaseBase-12-18-24-30
4-+24+18+12+600-12-18-24-30
4=+24+18+12+600-12-24-30-36
4++18+12+60-6-6-18-24-30-36
50-6-12-18-24-24-36-42-48-54
  • Payable on steers and heifers aged between 30 to 36 months, which meet all non-age related existing in-spec criteria, and which up to now have not received any bonus;
  • Payable on steers and heifers with grades highlighted in blue above (Note: 0-/4+ not included);
  • Steers & heifers have been on SBLAS approved farm(s) for at least 70 days continuously prior to slaughter;
  • Cattle have been 60 days on the last SBLAS farm;
  • Cattle have been in a maximum of 4 farm residencies.