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DEFRA provides new video guidance on EID

News Date: 10.01.2010

EID information packs and new DVD guides issued by DEFRA

Information packs from DEFRA were sent out to keepers in England on 14th December regarding the implementation of EID that is replacing double tagging for sheep from 31st December 2009. Limited extra copies of the pack are available and can be obtained by calling 08459 556000 and all the relevant information can be viewed at http://www.defra.gov.uk/foodfarm/farmanimal/movements/sheep/index.htm.

The new video guidance is also available to view on the DEFRA website and several short videos are provided including a general introduction. The topics available to view include getting started, identification, replacements and upgrading, moving your sheep and dealing with the historic flock.

To view any of the videos click here