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Electronic tags won’t burden farmers

Sheep producers expected to move from marking their flock with visual tags to the new electronic identification system won’t bear the burden of increased costs or time, according to Victoria’s peak farmer organisation. The Victorian Farmers Federation Livestock Group has urged producers to understand the State Government’s new electronic identification (eID) tags will be cost-neutral,…
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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. Victorian Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford announced the support package at a meeting of Victorian livestock saleyard operators near Ballarat. From 1 January 2017, all new born sheep…
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