Animal Id and Traceability

National campaign wants you to dob in a farm biosecurity champion

AS still more international visitors with undeclared and potentially disease-ridden animal and plant material are denied entry to Australia, the nation is looking inward for its 2020 Farm Biosecurity Producer of the Year…Read More

Sheep Central, November 6, 2019

Merino flock shines as Victorian Sustainability Awards finalist

A VICTORIAN Merino flock aiming to be carbon neutral by 2025 but with a strong focus on sheep welfare is a finalist in the Premier’s 2019 Sustainability Awards…Read More

Terry Sim, October 9, 2019

NSW New England police investigate missing Guyra sheep

NEW South Wales police are investigating the reported loss of 120 shorn pregnant Merino ewes from a Guyra district property…Read More

Sheep Central, October 2, 2019

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 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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