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.
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.
Sheep flow saleyard trials are preparing the industry for EID-tagged lambs
Sheep flow trials with electronic ear tag scanners are continuing across Victoria this month after a demonstration at the Wycheproof saleyards recently.
EID grants a proven success with producers
Funding grants to support Victorian producers with the roll out of sheep and goat electronic identification have proven to be highly successful with the total amount for optional equipment nearing full allocation.
Victoria’s Agriculture Minister tags one for the team at Ballan
Victori'a Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford has tagged some of the first Autumn lambs of the season to highlight the mandatory use of electronic ear tags in all 2017-drop lambs and goat kids in the state.
Protecting our sheep and goat industries
Sheep and goat producers in Victoria are set to benefit from a $17 million package to support the introduction of electronic identification technology across the supply chain. Read more in the minister's media release.
Electronic ID tags to strengthen livestock biosecurity
From mid-2017, all saleyards, abattoirs and knackeries will be required to scan electronic tags of sheep and goats and upload the information to the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) database.
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