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.
Electronic NLIS (Sheep) tags purchased to date
This animated bar graph shows electronic ear tags purchased since November 2016.
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.
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.
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