An annual bovine tag threshold for herd keepers ordering official bovine identification tags is being introduced from today, (Wednesday, July 22nd), it has been confirmed.
The introduction of the tag threshold is in compliance with EU legislation, according to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
It said the tag threshold will be based on the average number of calves registered in the herd in the previous three years.
“Herd keepers can view their tag thresholds on their AIM profiles. Herd keepers that recently increased the number of breeding females in the herd and require an increased tag threshold can contact the Department at 01 5058880 or email [email protected] to arrange an increased threshold.”