Animal ID and monitoring

Victorian saleyards and abattoirs exceeding 90pc EID tag read rates

VICTORIAN saleyards and abattoirs are continuing to scan electronic sheep and goat identifications at read rates of more than 90 percent, according to Agriculture Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, May 20, 2019

Victorian sheep and goat producers get EID tag rules reminder

VICTORIAN sheep producers and traders have been reminded of their electronic tagging responsibilities as the lambing season gets underway in the state…Read More

Sheep Central, May 13, 2019

Massive camera theft rocks NSW wild dog and wildlife programs

A THEFT of animal monitoring cameras valued at more than $20,000 in New South Wales’ Guy Fawkes River National Park has compromised important wild dog and wildlife research and management programs…Read More

Terry Sim, May 3, 2019

Victorian Government backs independent look at sheep and goat EID system

MORE sheep and goat producers nationally are taking up electronic identification as the Victorian Government agrees to explore options to review the state’s mandatory EID system…Read More

Terry Sim, February 8, 2019

Call for analysis of VIC sheep EID system before national roll-out decision

SHEEP Producers Australia has proposed an independent analysis of Victoria’s mandatory electronic ear tag identification system for sheep and goats prior to consideration of its national roll-out…Read More

Sheep Central, January 30, 2019

‘Smart’ NSW sheep producers will use EID tags – Vallance

“SMART” New South Wales farmers who usually sell sheep and lambs into Victoria will be putting electronic ear tags in their livestock, Victorian Farmers Federation Livestock president Leonard Vallance said today…Read More

Terry Sim, December 12, 2018



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