Animal ID and monitoring

NSW adds $1.4 million for sheep and goat EID in saleyards

THE NSW Government has committed a further $1.4 million to support eligible saleyards in their preparations for mandatory sheep and goat electronic identification across the state…Read More

Sheep Central, April 17, 2024

ISC eNVD webinar series for livestock starts today

INTEGRITY Systems Company will host a series of webinars from this week that will demonstrate new features now available in the eNVD web-based system and mobile app…Read More

Sheep Central, March 12, 2024

July deadline set to finalise new NLIS sheep and goat standards

                  A DEADLINE for final endorsement of new National Livestock Identification System standards for sheep and goats has been set for July..Read More

Terry Sim, March 6, 2024

WA Government announces $10,000 sheep EID grants

GRANTS of up to $10,000 are available for hand-held and fixed electronic identification tag readers for sheep and goats, as well as scanners, in a second round of funding from Western Australia’s Cook Government…Read More

Sheep Central, March 4, 2024

Sheep, wool and goats bodies urged to reject draft NLIS rules

NSW Farmers is asking the sheep and wool industry’s peak bodies to not support draft National Livestock Identification System business rules and standards until Victoria agrees…Read More

Sheep Central, March 1, 2024

Queensland sheep and goat producers can $1600 EID support

QUEENSLAND’S peak farmer body has called for wider support for fairer cost-sharing arrangements for the proposed national sheep and goat electronic identification rollout after producers were told to expect no more than $1600 in support…Read More

Sheep Central, February 21, 2024

SPA declines to back WoolProducers’ on sheep EID

AUSTRALIA’S peak sheep producer body has declined to support its wool industry counterpart WoolProducers Australia’s decision to withdraw from the national mandatory electronic identification rollout…Read More

Terry Sim, February 5, 2024

WoolProducers withdraws support for mandatory sheep EID

PEAK wool grower body WoolProducers Australia has withdrawn its support for the mandatory national roll-out of electronic identification for sheep citing a lack of equitable funding and disharmony around proposed business rules…Read More

Terry Sim, January 31, 2024

NSW police investigate sheep dumped at Wagga Wagga

RIVERINA police are investigating the dumping of 56 sheep at the Wagga Wagga Livestock Marketing Centre three months ago…Read More

Sheep Central, January 29, 2024

Merinolink sheep EID equipment field day rescheduled

NEW South Wales sheep producers are being encouraged to attend a Merinolink sheep handler/drafter demonstration field day on 22 February to inform their choices while a NSW Government equipment cost rebate program is underway…Read More

Sheep Central, January 24, 2024

Tasmania’s farmers to get $11.6m EID funding

TASMANIA’S peak farmer body has welcomed $11.6 million funding for the state’s sheep and goat producers, and livestock supply chain, to implement electronic identification…Read More

Sheep Central, January 19, 2024

Sheep body found a lack of support for national EID tag tender

A SCOPING report on establishing a national electronic tag tender system uncovered a lack of support for using industry or government funds to develop and sustain it…Read More

Terry Sim, November 22, 2023

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