Guidance

Electronic identification of sheep: Ordering your tags

This publication was withdrawn on 14 August 2014

This guidance is out of date and has been archived.

Please read our current guidance on Sheep and goats identification, registration and movement.

The official Ear Tag Allocation System (ETAS) supplies electronic identification (EID) numbers to your tag manufacturer.

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The official Ear Tag Allocation System (ETAS) supplies electronic identification (EID) numbers to your tag manufacturer. These must by law be used when sheep are being tagged for the first time on or after 31 December 2009.

Further information

  • Sheep identification and movement