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Consultation on the removal of NLIS tagging exemption for dairy goats

Posted 07/2/2017
The Goat Industry Council of Australia (GICA) is encouraging feedback and comment from dairy goat producers on the removal of the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) tagging exemption of Australian Dairy Goats. NLIS Sheep & ..

Consultation on the removal of NLIS tagging exemption for Australian dairy goats

Posted 06/2/2017
The Goat Industry Council of Australia (GICA) remains committed to strengthening the current National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) Sheep and Goat traceability system. As such GICA, with input from the Dairy Goat Society of Australia (DG ..

New plan doesn't kid around with CAE and JD

Posted 07/2/2016
Two slow acting, insidious and incurable diseases afflict goats: caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE) and Johne's disease (JD). However, the National Kid Rearing Plan offers Australian goat producers actions that provide an alternative to watchin ..

Review and trial of alternative identification methods for the Dairy Goat Society of Australia

Posted 05/3/2014
Why There has been a requirement to identify dairy goats as part of the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) for sheep and goats for a number of years. However, due to a higher than normal incidence of infection rates m ..