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.