With the introduction of NAIT and the new regulations around tagging animals, CRV Ambreed has a wide range of official NAIT electronic tag options and management tag options all supplied with participant (PTPT) codes, simplifying the recording of the tag numbers. Choose from either Allflex, Leader or Zee tags.
- Any purchased cattle should have a ‘primary’ NAIT approved RFID tag AND an official ‘secondary’ tag.
- Farmers will need to record any off-farm cattle movements with NAIT, unless they are to a NAIT accredited meat processor or a NAIT-accredited sale yard.
- Cattle arriving onto or being born (except bobby calves) on the farmer’s property require a primary RFID ear tag and secondary tag. All off-farm cattle movements are recorded with NAIT, unless to a NAIT-accredited meat processor or sale yard.
Under the NAIT scheme, bobby calves are classed as less than 30-days-old and going direct to slaughter. Bobby calves are not included in the NAIT scheme as they are considered a low biosecurity risk. Simply tag a bobby calf with an ear tag issued by your meat processor. You are not required to use a RFID ear tag for bobby calves and you do not need to record a bobby calf’s movement with NAIT.
Click here to learn how to register ear tags in NAIT system.
Refer to CRV Ambreed’s catalogue for a full price list of all ear tags or contact CRV Ambreed on 0800 262 733.