DEER CONTROL CONTRACTS
Pre-Qualification Questionnaires are invited from individuals or companies who can provide deer culling services to protect forests and other habitats on the National Forest Estate in Dumfries & Borders Forest District.
Deer culling service to include roe and sika deer and to extract and deliver to Forestry Commission deer larders to Scottish Wild Venison Quality Assurance Scheme standards. Prospective candidates must hold the following qualification/criteria:
DSC Level 1 (with Large Game Meat Regulations update).
DSC Level 2.
Be registered Fit and Competent with Deer Commission Scotland.
Have a deer legal firearm with a sound moderator fitted.
Evidence of Commercial/Business Insurance.
Manual Handling Certification.
Basic First Aid Certification.
ATV/Quad Certification if use is intended.
£119,000.00 (Two Lots @ approximately £17,850.00 and £5,950.00 per annum).
The anticipated commencement date will be on 01/10/2010 for LOT 1 and a date to be determined by Forestry Commission Scotland for LOT 2 with completion by 30/06/2011 with the possibility of extensions for a further period, in 1 year increments, of up to four years, to be reviewed annually (1+1+1+1+1). Forestry Commission Scotland reserves the right to adjust the commencement date for each lot as required.
The estimated contract cull is:
LOT 1 - 210 deer per annum (subject to adjustment by Wildlife Ranger Manager to conform to District Deer Management Policy).
LOT 2 – 70 deer per annum (subject to adjustment by Wildlife Ranger Manager to conform to District Deer Management Policy).
Pre-Qualification Questionnaire to be returned by 3rd September 2010. All question and answers raised that affect this PQQ will be published on the website by the 27th August. No further question will be answered after this date.
The Closing date for queries is 27th August.
For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact John Cadman, Wildlife Ranger Manager, Tel: 0131 464 4819, firstname.lastname@example.org
To request hard copy PQQ documents please contact Katie Barnsley, Forestry Commission, Dumfries & Borders Forest District, Ae Village, Parkgate, Dumfries DG1 1QB Tel: 01387 243025 email@example.com
Completed PQQ’s should be returned to the address below and marked ‘Deer Contract PQQ’:
Dumfries & Borders Forest District