Thursday, 24 September 2020

Questions (290)

Éamon Ó Cuív

Question:

290. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 650 of 28 July 2020 and 254 of 10 September 2020, if the information (details supplied) has since been provided to his Department; when the information will be available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26167/20]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The Connemara Pony Breeders Society has informed me that for ponies born before 2016, the total number of tests for HWSD is 1,671. The annual breakdown of this figure, however, is not available for 2016 and 2017. The number of test in 2018, 2019 and 2020 is provided below.

Test Year

No. of HWSD Tests

2018

134

2019

220

2020

267