Scottish Law Questions? Ask a Scots Lawyer
I hope to be able to assist you today. Although you ask this question on the basis of Scots Law, the procedure and requirement for applying for a CPH is the same as in England & Wales.
The CPH Number is ***** method whereby the ownership and transfer of certain types of livestock is tracked. The provision of a CPH Number has no bearing on the size of the holding you occupy.
For example, a CPH Number would be required if you were the keeper of a single small house-pig, in just the same way as it would if you kept a full herd in agricultural premises. It is the keeping of the animal that requires you to have the CPH Number rather than the size of the smallholding.
A CPH Number is ***** if you are keeping the following animals -
You can contact the Rural Payments Agency on the following number and they can assist with providing a CPH Number - 03000 200 301
Alternatively the Scottish Rural Payments Service website provides full details on the procedure involved and contact details for your local office in Scotland - https://www.ruralpayments.org/publicsite/futures/topics/contact-us/
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