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Nine changes are being made to  the system but they are unlikely appease everyone.

Changes are to be made to the livestock Quarantine Unit (QU) scheme in Wales after a dismal summer for some agricultural shows.

While they are set to be introduced before the 2019 show season, the changes are unlikely to appease exhibitors who this year were suddenly confronted by large fees for the privilege of showing their animals.

However a grant scheme may be introduced to help farmers meet the initial cost of QU certification.

The QU scheme was set up in September 2017 at the request of the Welsh farm unions, which misjudged the impact they would have on agricultural shows...

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