Animal Id and Traceability

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

Pig PICs are important for sheep and cattle too….

AGRICULTURE Victoria is reminding pig owners that every property with livestock is legally required to have a Property Identification Code or PIC…Read More

Sheep Central, December 9, 2019

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

NSW Police charge Brewarrina man over sheep theft and firearm offences

A BREWARRINA man has been charged over the alleged theft of sheep from a neighbouring property…Read More

Terry Sim, May 15, 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

Rural crime prevention and pasture set to steal the show at Stawell

RURAL crime and how to steal some benefit from the tough dry season will be addressed at a Perennial Pasture Systems update at Stawell in Victoria next week…Read More

Sheep Central, March 27, 2019

Swan Hill sheep farm put under quarantine after anthrax is detected

A SWAN Hill sheep farm has been quarantined after the bacterial disease anthrax was confirmed in the flock by authorities…Read More

Sheep Central, March 5, 2019

Are sheep duffers turning to drones to steal from flocks?

NEW South Wales police are investigating the recent thefts of hundreds of sheep across the state in separate incidents, including one case potentially involving a drone…Read More

Sheep Central, February 27, 2019

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