EID changes still attracting opposition
Minister Creed has announced significant changes to the proposed implementation of mandatory electronic of all sheep but farm organisations, farmers and ICOS are voicing their disapproval.
Marts show interest in installing sheep EID systems
While the use of EID tags will be compulsory for farmers, the installation of systems capable of reading those tags will be optional for marts and factories.
Fifteen hill lambs to pay for 500 EID tags
Cormac Tagging’s TJ Gormley says the introduction of EID tags will have a significant effect on the income of hill sheep farms.
Commitment the key to make producer groups work
Barry Cassidy visited Westport, Co Mayo, where he spoke to members of the Mayo Blackface producer group about the benefits of the group.