NLIS ear tag compliance issues affect re-homing of flood affected cattle

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By Jamie Brown
April 29 2022 - 2:00am
Manager of the council-owned Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange at Casino, Brad Willis, with cattle that have survived the floods but whose owners cannot be found.

A large number of cattle found to have survived the great floods have no tags or markings to indicate an owner and as murky waters recede the problem of re-homing these stoic creatures has exposed a compliance problem within the national livestock identification system.

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Jamie Brown

North Coast reporter

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