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National Sheep Association Prize Draw Offers Tag Readers

03 December 2014

UK – A prize draw will give electronic identification (EID) stick readers to one lucky farmer every month next year.

The National Sheep Association is offering places to new members or existing members if they recruit limitless numbers of neighbours or friends.

Each Shearwell EID stick reader kit contains everything a farmer needs to make the most of EID recording, including a stick reader, a mobile printer, spare printer paper, battery chargers, a sturdy carry case and Shearwell’s StockMove Express management app, altogether worth £860.

NSA Chief Executive Phil Stocker says: “NSA is delighted to be working with Shearwell Data Ltd to offer this fantastic prize to 12 lucky farmers. 

"Although compulsory electronic identification remains a contentious issue, these kits will enable farmers to make the best of it on their farm, whether they are used to take some of the hassle out of movement reporting or to maximise flock performance.

“I am particularly excited to be offering members so many chances to win, in addition to the many benefits of NSA membership.

"As well as receiving excellent technical information and best practice advice, NSA members support the only dedicated organisation working and speaking up for the UK sheep sector. By joining NSA, farmers help that voice shout louder and achieve excellent outcomes for the entire sheep farming industry.”

Richard Webber, Director of Shearwell Data, said: “Shearwell Data is proud to be sponsoring the NSA sheep product offer for the next 12 months with our most popular stick reader and mobile printer kit.

“Shearwell have long been supporters of NSA and applaud the work they carry out on behalf of the industry.

“Many farmers are now seeing the benefits of individual recording and the backup and support Shearwell gives puts them second to none in this field. We hope the winners will find this prize very useful.”

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