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3284-2-Operational Goods-N-PIN

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

MoJ Procurement
Procurement Unit, Category Management Team North, Units 8 & 9 Fryersway
For the attention of: Hilary Cooper, Contracts Officer
WF5 9TJ Ossett
Telephone: +44 1924205710

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Public order and safety
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
3284-2-Operational Goods-N-PIN
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
A four (4) year call off contract for the supply of Farm Animal Feed to be supplied to individual HM Prison Farms mainly within the Midlands Region but with the provision to provide to other Prison Farms throughout England and Wales if required and or feasible

NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Supply of Farm Animal Feed to HM Prison Service Farms To HMP North Sea Camp and HMP Hewel within the Midlands Region but this could extend to other Farms within England and Wales should there be a requirement. Requirements will include products -
To provide dairy cow concentrate to meet the needs of the milking cows balancing the available forage.
To provide a concentrate suitable for Jersey heifers post weaning to pre-calving.
To provide pellets for Jersey heifer calves up to post weaning
To provide a complementary feed stuff in bags, designed to be fed to Jersey cows pre calving. Designed to reduce calcium intake.
To provide calf milk suitable for Jersey calves.
To provide a single sow concentrate ration designed to be fed to sows throughout pregnancy and lactation.
To provide pellets in bulk loads which are complete feeding stuff for feeding finishing pigs from 50kg live weight until slaughter.
To provide pellets which are complete feeding stuff for feeding suckling piglets for 2-15kg live weight.
To provide a complete feed stuff designed to be ad-libitum laying free range poultry. Protein content must be in range of 18%-20%.
To provide a complimentary feed stuff for feeding breeding ewes pre and post lambing.
To provide a complementary feed stuff designed to feed ad-libitum to lambs in conjunction with a source of long fibre. Protein content must be in the range of 15%-20.
Where medication is prescribed by a veterinary surgeon to be added to the animal herds feed a medical prescription will need to be sent from vet to supplier.
Current Requirements (in Tonnage) per annum is in the region of
Milkmore 18 Nuts 117 (tons)
Milkmore 20 Nuts 267 (tons)
Milkmore 23 Nuts 59 (tons)
Freshlay Pellets (Bulk) 15 (tons)
Rearer 16 + Biosprint 84 (tons)
Ewemaster Supreme Nuts 9 (tons)
Lambmaster Supreme Pellets (Bulk) 18 (tons)
Supabreed Nuts 16 (tons)
Supalean Pellets (Bulk) 39 (tons)
Supawean Pellets (bags of 25kg ) 50 (tons)
The requirements for feed will fluctuate depending on season and quantity of livestock kept at Prison Farms, but an estimated annual spend, based on current spend analysis is in the region of £220,878.02- £244,128.32.
Current Livestock Headcount for the 2 main sites is approximately as follows.
HMP North Sea Camp
25 Breeding Pigs plus finishers - total of around 250
400 Breeding sheep plus this years lambs - total of around 1000
200 Balck and white bulls aged between 2 weeks to 12 months
300 Laying hens
HMP Hewell
100 Jersey Milking Cows
25 Beef Cattle
150-200 Pigs for pork/bacon production
200 Laying hens
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 883 512,08 and 976 513,28 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15700000, 15710000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:
In order for potential bidders to express an interest in this bidding opportunity, please email the contact

point at:[email protected] or telephone +44 1924205710, quoting the relevant tender reference.

Please ensure you provide your company information and relevant tender contact point details.
This exercise will be conducted electronically via the Emptoris MoJ e-tendering portal.
An additional information pack is available from the contracting Authority providing some further initial
project information for those bidders expressing an interest in this exercise.
Details regarding Emptoris registration are also available in the initial project information pack.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
As per object of contract
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: