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Webinar/Phone Seminar - EID & NLIS for Goats: What do I need to do?

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Goat producers play a vital part in Victoria’s livestock traceability system.

This webinar will inform Victorian goat producers about using electronic NLIS (Sheep) ear tags for goat herd management and the forthcoming changes to the rules for recording property to property livestock movements in the NLIS database. Current exemptions to these rules will be covered.

The Webinar will include:
• Understanding traceability and the need for an electronic identification system.
• Requirements of property to property movement recording for sheep and goat producers under the electronic NLIS.
• Learning how to transfer livestock from one property to another using the NLIS database.
• Where to access help.
• Question and answer session.

Presenters
Sandy Cameron – Meredith Dairy
Sandy milks 4,000 goats and 1,500 sheep, and produces dairy products on the family farm at Meredith. Since 2007, Sandy has used EID to record mating, pregnancy status and milk yield information to enable his animals to be sorted using autodraft equipment. EID is used to ensure the accuracy of liveweight data and for parentage testing.

Berwyn Squire – Goat Health Veterinarian,Agriculture Victoria
Berwyn has a small herd of Boer goats. Her work includes goat disease and welfare investigations, and extension to goat producers.

If you have any problems registering online call 03 5761 1647

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