Electronic Tagging For Sheep

On 31st December 2009 the new electronic tagging rules for sheep came into force. This means that; Sheep must now be electronically tagged when being identified for the first time. If sheep are to be slaughtered wintin 12 months of age then the sheep can have a single non electronic tag. Record keeping of individual … Read more Electronic Tagging For Sheep

Tagging Fattening Pigs For The Abattoir

Fattening pigs going to the abattoir need to be tagged whether they are 12 months old or younger. You can get plastic button tags or metal tags. I have used both. I usually get my tags from Ketchum http://www.ketchums.co.uk/page3.htm The tags need your herd number on them which you give when ordering the tags. I usually … Read more Tagging Fattening Pigs For The Abattoir