This page contains links to all the news and media articles about the sheep EID program, including departmental and ministerial media releases and newspaper articles, videos and details of related events.
Bendigo Livestock Exchange officially launches electronic scanning of sheep and goats
The Minister for Agriculture officially cut the ribbon on electronic identification scanning infrastructure at Bendigo Livestock Exchange this week.
Agriculture Victoria - transition to electronic identification of sheep and goats in Victoria
Key industry stakeholders discuss how Victoria's move to mandatory electronic identification of sheep and goats is benefitting the industry, 18 months on.
Electronic identification equipment rolls out in saleyards
Recently, Ouyen Livestock Exchange became the first major saleyard in Australia to have fixed hardware fitted to scan electronically tagged sheep and goats.
Property to property transfers using the NLIS database - upcoming workshops
Learn how to make property to property transfers using the NLIS database at upcoming workshops
How are we implementing EID tags in Victoria?
Victoria has a valuable sheep and goat industry worth protecting. Find out more about why Victoria is moving to implementation of electronic identification of sheep and goats.
2018 electronic sheep tag price announced
More than 10 million electronic sheep tags have been purchased in Victoria since November 2016. This week it was announced that in 2018, Victorian sheep and goat producers will be able to purchase subsidised tags of any colour from 45 cents per tag.
Video - Electronic identification - one year anniversary
Feeding Canola Hay & Silage to Livestock: Webinar/Phone Seminar
Sheep, beef and dairy producers are invited to a webinar/phone seminar with industry experts Colin Peace and Brett Davidson to discuss the current canola fodder
Managing your farm dam water supply in dry seasonal conditions - Webinar/Phone Seminar
Beef and sheep producers are invited to a webinar/phone seminar with Agriculture Victoria’s Land Management and Livestock extension officer, Greg Bekker to discuss on-farm dam
Bairnsdale Bootcamp 12 and 19 November
Agriculture Victoria is encouraging East Gippsland farmers to sign up to a business bootcamp to be held in Bairnsdale in November. These bootcamps are suited
Improving Environmental Outcomes for Intensive Animal Industries
You are invited to attend a Victorian symposium that will bring together world leading experts in the environmental management of intensive animal industries. International experts,
Sale Bootcamp 7 and 17 December
Following the sold out Bairnsdale Bootcamp, Agriculture Victoria is hosting an additional Bootcamp in Sale in December The two day bootcamp is suited to those