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.
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
Sheep and goat EID radio ads
Have you heard the radio ads for the sheep and goat EID program? If not you can listen to them here.
Nuts and Bolts of Grazing Strategies, two-day workshop - Boort & Gredgwin
When booking a ticket this will be for two days of activity: Day 1: Tuesday 28 May, Boort Resource and Information Centre, 119-121 Godfrey Street, Boort Day
Nuts and Bolts of Grazing Strategies, two-day workshop - Elmore & Venue TBC
When booking a ticket this will be for two days of activity: Day 1: Wednesday 29 May, Elmore Events Centre, 48 Rosaia Rd, Elmore Day 2: Wednesday 26 June, Venue
Nuts and Bolts of Grazing Strategies, two-day workshop - Newstead & Maryborough
When booking a ticket this will be for two days of activity: Day 1: Friday 31 May, Newstead Community Centre, 9 Lyons Street, Newstead Day 2: Friday 28 June, Maryborough,
Get to know the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) online
An online interactive event designed for livestock producers to become familiar and build confidence with the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS). Join-in from the convenience
BestWool/BestLamb and BetterBeef Conference 2019
You are invited to attend the combined BetterBeef and BestWool/BestLamb 2019 Annual ConferenceConference tickets are now available to purchase at the early bird rate of $90 for
NLIS workshop for cattle producers - Tatura
Do you know your NLIS obligations? Can you do a property-to-property transfer? Do you know when to use an orange NLIS tag? If you want
Matching Feed to Livestock Goals- Millewa
Workshop Content: Maximising the use of Stock Containment Areas When to feed what to get the most out of your livestock Getting more from your
Matching Feed to Livestock Goals- Manangatang
Workshop Content: Getting the best returns on a buy in buy out situation When to feed what to get the most out of your livestock
Matching Feed to Livestock Goals- Swan Hill
This workshop is aimed at Service Providers or Advisors Workshop Content: Making the most out of green feed Are mixed crops the best option for grazing