Animal Id and Traceability

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

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

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