Animal Id and Traceability

Stock agent and producers guilty of cattle offences

A GIPPSLAND livestock agent and cattle producer has been convicted and fined more than $20,000 for actions that had the potential to undermine Victoria’s livestock traceability system…Read More

Sheep Central, March 22, 2022

Sheep Producers Australia backs traceability investment

SHEEP Producers Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s $68.4 million investment into agricultural traceability…Read More

Sheep Central, January 25, 2022

Tasmania takes $250,000 step on sheep EID journey

TASMANIA has taken the first step in investigating the introduction of electronic identification across its sheep industry with a $250,000 State Government commitment…Read More

Sheep Central, November 17, 2021

Red meat sectors must meet livestock traceability standards

AUSTRALIA’S beef industry is potentially compromised by other red meat industries unable to meet national traceability performance standards, according to Cattle Council of Australia president Markus Rathsmann…Read More

Sheep Central, July 7, 2021

PGA and AgForce doubt sheep traceability evaluation result

WESTERN Australia’s Pastoralist and Graziers Association believes a traceability evaluation that found visual sheep tags were not meeting national performance standards was “set up to give a predetermined outcome.”..Read More

Terry Sim, June 7, 2021

Expert plugs smart tag spend in national biosecurity budget

A LEADING agriculture expert from CQUniversity Australia has urged government not to ignore digital technologies in their budget commitment to national biosecurity initiatives…Read More

Sheep Central, May 17, 2021

Costing a national sheep EID system is one thing…

A MAJOR livestock tag manufacturer believes a national electronic identification system for sheep and goats could be quickly costed without an expensive inquiry or consultation process…Read More

Terry Sim, April 16, 2021

National sheep electronic identification system costing call

SHEEP Producers Australia is seeking a full assessment and costing of a national electronic identification system for sheep and goats by the Federal Government…Read More

Sheep Central, April 13, 2021

New NVD versions coming for your goats, sheep and cattle

AUSTRALIAN goat producers will have access to an updated National Vendor Declaration from July this year…Read More

Sheep Central, May 20, 2020

AgriFutures Australia releases provenance toolkit + VIDEO

A PROVENANCE toolkit released by AgriFutures Australia today aims to help farmers and other rural businesses stand out from the crowd by telling their stories…Read More

Sheep Central, April 22, 2020

New eNVD system for Australian livestock producers

A NEW, mobile-friendly version of the electronic National Vendor Declaration or eNVD system is now available for Australia livestock producers…Read More

Sheep Central, April 1, 2020

National sheep and livestock EID system under consideration

PROPOSALS to implement and fund the electronic identification of all livestock across Australia, including sheep and goats, are being considered by peak bodies and state farming organisations…Read More

Terry Sim, December 18, 2019

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