All the other accession states, along with Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Austria, Finland and Sweden, can choose whether to introduce the double tagging system, which involves microchip that can be "read" by a special scanner every time a sheep or goat is moved to a new location - on or off farm.
What does DT stand for?
DT stands for Double Tagging (LAN Switching)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
I'm all for double tagging and traceability but I think I will retire if I have to implement this.
Byline: Sam Wood THE National Sheep Association is seriously concerned that many sheep farmers are not fully aware of the new double tagging rules which came into force at the start of the year.
The insistence on double tagging - to be followed next year by electronic tagging andthe needfor expensive transponders - is adding hugely to breeding costs, along with the price of the annual licence disposal of sheepdip and the zero return on wool, o worth pounds 3 or more per fleece.
Byline: By Sam Wood THERE was good news this week for farmers concerned about the effect new double tagging regulations would have on their business.
REQUIREMENTS for double tagging of sheep and goats take effect in Wales from next Tuesday, January 22.
CAPTION(S): TAGGED: Defra has cleared up confusion over it's new rules for double tagging sheep, starting next year.