National Livestock Identification System - Queensland

Service summary

Approved tags must be applied to cattle,goats, pigs and sheep before sale or transport to another property.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Definition of terms

Approved tag

the chief inspector may, for designated stock, that are to be travelled, approve tags as mentioned below. Permanent tags: breeder tags; post breeder tags; bolus ear tags; saleyard post breeder tags; district breeder tags; district post breeder tags; goat tattoos; pig brands; pig ear tags. Temporary tags: transaction tags; saleyard tags; HGP free tags.

PIC

means a unique property identification code.

Transferability

Tags cannot be transferred

Fees

No fees are payable for this approval.

Application

Contact Biosecurity Queensland for a list of suppliers of approved tags. Costs apply to tags and equipment.


Additional information

A buyer must not buy a rumen bolus, unless it is supplied together with a bolus ear tag.

A buyer must not buy a bolus ear tag, unless it is supplied together with a rumen bolus.

Information on correct usage of tags is available from Biosecurity Queensland.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Biosecurity Queensland
Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

Act(s) name

Stock Act 1915 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Stock Identification Regulation 2005 (Queensland)

Contact details

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Biosecurity Queensland
Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

Operating address:
Flr 3, Primary Industries Bldg, 80 Ann Street
BRISBANE
Queensland 4000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 46
Brisbane
Queensland 4001

Phone:

07 4688 1414

Fax:

07 4688 1430

Website:

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Customer Service Centre
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Phone:

13 25 23

Phone:

07 3404 6999

Website:

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Supporting information

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