LESS THAN one year remains to ensure all cattle – even those born before NAIT became mandatory in July 2012 – are suitably tagged and registered with the national database operator.
FARMERS SHIFTING stock this season are urged to keep contact details and animal movements up to date.
DairyNZ welcomes the decision of National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) to reduce the tag and slaughter levy on cattle from March 8.
New regulations to support compliance with the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) scheme and protect the privacy of NAIT stakeholders came into effect yesterday (January 10).
William McCook has been appointed chief executive of the organisation soon to be formed from the merger of the Animal Health Board and NAIT (National Animal Identification and Tracing scheme).
Deer farmers will soon be able to use a NAIT-approved ear tag instead of an Animal Health Board (AHB) barcoded primary tag.
New proposed regulations governing the National Identification and Tracing (NAIT) scheme are provided in a Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) discussion paper that has gone out for public consultation.