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Keelan H

  • Joined Mar 2016
Replacement tag help
« on: May 30, 2016, 12:47:06 pm »
Hi all, a lamB who was double tagged when bought has lost his yellow tag, he is intended for slaughter this year. I'm rather confused on what I should do? Do I put my slaughter tag with flock number on him and just note it in my diary?
Any advice is much appreciated,
Many thanks,
Voss Electric Fence


  • Joined Oct 2012
  • Fettercairn, Aberdeenshire
Re: Replacement tag help
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2016, 06:28:51 pm »
If he was double tagged, you can read his visual tag and order a "replica tag" of eid type with the identical herd and individual number to the other tag, and record the replacement of that tag in your holding register.
Otherwise I believe you would have to replace both tags with your tags, but I believe they would have to be red replacement tags.
Each country (England, Wales, Scotland) has slightly different rules, so double check with your local Animal Health office to be sure.


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