Hormonal Growth Promotant (HGP) Earmark - South Australia


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.



Act(s) name

Livestock Act 1997 South Australia

Regulation(s) name

Livestock Regulations 1998 South Australia

Additional information

Contact the agency for application forms

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions, SA

Biosecurity & Standards

Livestock Group

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Registration Team

Operating address: GPO Box 1671
Adelaide SA 5001
Toll Free: 1800654688
Phone: 0882077919
Email: PIRSA.picregistrations@sa.gov.au
Website: http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/ (Opens in new window)