Sheep and goats identification and recording: guidance for keepers in England

This publication was withdrawn on 13 January 2015

This information is now out of date. For our current guidance please read guidance for keepers of sheep, goats and pigs.

Guidance on the rules for sheep and goat identification and recording from 1 April 2014.


This guidance explains how keepers must identify sheep and goats, and record and report their movements, to comply with the law.

Further information