Sheep electronic identification workshops earmarked for NSW

Sheep Central, January 29, 2015

lambs - tags1Australia’s Sheep CRC has organised a series of workshops across NSW to help producers integrate electronic identification (eID) and data collection into flock programs.

The Sheep CRC said electronic identification (eID) and data collection is gaining momentum in the sheep industry as producers look to efficiently capture and use individual animal information.

Individual animal performance data can be used to fine tune management, select replacement breeders and target specific meat and wool markets. There is also the opportunity to reduce labour demands by combining eID technology with the latest sheep handling equipment, the CRC said.

The Sheep CRC workshops help producers develop a plan for eID and data collection that will improve flock and business performance as well as take the “hard yakka” out of sheep operations.

Click on the links below for workshop details.

eID for sheep management – Cootamundra NSW – Feb 9th and 10th
eID for sheep management – Wagga Wagga NSW – Feb 12th and 13th
eID for sheep management – Cooma NSW – Feb 17th and 18th
eID for sheep management – Dubbo NSW – March 10th and 11th
eID for sheep management – Walgett NSW – March 12th
eID for sheep management – Tamworth NSW – April 29th and 30th

Visit the Sheep CRC Calendar for information regarding all events and workshops.

Source: Sheep CRC



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