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Industry 'Extremely Disappointed' At Being Bypassed On ID Plans

27 October 2014

AUSTRALIA – Sheep and goat supply chain organisations are seeking greater detail on government plans for the National Livestock Identification Scheme.

Extreme disappointment has been raised at their exclusion from consultation.

The group, which comprises Wool Producers Australia, the Australian Livestock Markets Association, the Goat Industry Council of Australia, Sheepmeat Council of Australia and Australian Livestock and Property Agents, supports the current mob-based system.

Praising the current system they said it is, “cost-effective, well-accepted and has demonstrated it can meet national traceability standards.”


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