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Compliance to Livestock Traceability

​Compliance schemes have been implemented to manage biosecurity and food safety risks in many countries around the world.


The dramatic increase in world meat trade (300% between 1990 and 2005) is a key driver of these schemes in order to maintain/restore customer confidence in the safety of livestock products.


Some of these are mandatory schemes like those in Canada, Uruguay, Australia and New Zealand and some have varying degrees of compulsory compliance.


The following articles outline the basics of traceability schemes along with a look at how leading farmers are turning the cost of compliance into an investment in more efficient and profitable farming practises.

Compliance - what you need to know

Traceability schemes ensure the maintanence of food safety standards for end consumers of the meat or milk product. As such they are vitally important to protect the national food production industries ongoing success.

Read more to understand what basic compliance means and how to extract more profit from the farm as result of fulfilling the obligations. ›

Livestock transport company helps farmers stay NAIT compliant

New Zealand's traceability scheme - NAIT - is now a part of every day farming activity. Read how one livestock trucking company is finding that a lot of their customers are preferring them to do the NAIT data transfer work for them.

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HR5 Hand Held Electronic Identification Tag Reader collecting cattle data in a race



59Gallagher is set to release the TSi 2 Livestock Manager – an extremely powerful animal management system that is even faster and smarter than its award-winning predecessor.
49This multi-award winning farm selects on micron, fleece weight, staple strength and much more in order to stay top of their game.
13Leading Angus breeder places accurate stock identification at the heart of the operation.
38New Zealand bull leasing farmer puts EID technology to good use
8Critical for working with traceability schemes, learn how EID tags are making a positive difference on the leading farms.