EID

Breeding Tags
If you are keeping sheep longer than 12 months, you must identify them using 1electronic tag and 1 visual tag, both with your unique flock number.

Slaughter Tags
Sheep intended for slaughter within 12 months of birth must carry an electronic tag with the unique flock mark printed on the tag and the individual animal's number contained electronically within the chip of the tag. 

Replacement EID tags
Only red tags may be used as replacement tags (EID and visual).

Tags for animals with bolus EID
These tags must be black.
Shearwell is a founder member of ALIDMA, the industry body for UK animal identification manufacturers and suppliers
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