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Scottish Government has produced guidance which explains the rules for sheep and goat identification and recording from 31 December 2009.

Sheep and Goat movement documents were issued to sheep and goat keepers during May 2008. Please remember that you need to keep copies of earlier completed movement documents for three years.



For further information on the Scottish Governments Research Pilot please go to the EID Research Pilot website, or contact them, details below:

ScotEID Information Centre
Unit 28
The Huntly Business Centre
Gordon Street
AB54 8FG

Phone: 01466 794323 (Four lines)
Fax: 01466 792801

Visit the Rural Payments and Services website for detailed information on sheep and goat inspections in Scotland.

*PLEASE NOTE.  The Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) is now known as the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).  Any direct reference to AHVLA contained within this guidance should be read to be APHA.