Hormonal Growth Promotant (HGP) Earmark - South Australia

Service summary

All persons who treat cattle or buffalo with HGP must immediately mark each animal with a distinctive earmark to indicate such treatment has been applied.

The earmark must consist of an equilateral triangle with sides 20 millimetres in length, punched through the centre of the left or right ear of the animal.

Service type


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



Additional information

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Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions, SA
Biosecurity & Standards
Livestock Group

Act(s) name

Livestock Act 1997 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Livestock Regulations 1998 (South Australia)

Contact details

Registration Team

Operating address:
GPO Box 1671
Adelaide SA 5001

Toll Free:





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