Stray cattle?

2 posts / 0 new
Last post
Stevecz77's picture
Offline
Last seen: 4 months 1 week ago
Joined: 08/11/2017 - 8:24am
Stray cattle?

Hello.

I have a question. I am currently located around bundaburg Qld.
Q1.Over the past few years of us owning the land we have untagged cattle on our land. Do i have rights to tag these as my own?
Q2. There are also tagged cattle on my land they have calved, someone suggested as they have been on my land for a while i have a right to them too. This true?
Q3. If i manage to contain these animals and find a tag id. Can some one please tell me how to locate the owner via this tag?

Thank you
Oh must add.
A couple of year ago our fence was cut. Signs of a cattle truck size vehicle had gain access. And most of non tagged cattle taken. Police came and said there has been reports of somepne in the area collecting clean skins practically too hard to catch then.... case closed.
I dont know if that attitude was cause i looked like a "city slicker" or what.

rolly @ fi's picture
Offline
Last seen: 3 months 2 weeks ago
Joined: 09/09/2011 - 11:03am

Hi Steve,
the general answer to your main queries for all states in Australia is that you can claim ownership of any untagged or un Identified livestock inhabiting your property within reason. (I.e.you didn't just put them there from somewhere else).
You will however have to comply to the relevant state and federal livestock identification laws such as nlis or National livestock identification scheme. To do this you will need a pic number (property identification compliance number) registered for your property, then those animals will be recorded against that pic number.
As for contacting the owner of any animals that have an ID, you would need to read the pic number of the I'd tag (electronic ID) in each animal which would give you the owners pic number. This can then be given to the local authorities, depending on which state you are in, to give you some contact details.
Good luck and I hope this helps.

Log in or register to post comments
Topic Replies Last postsort ascending Forum
Normal topic GENERAL FARM QUESTIONS
by [email protected] on Mon, 11/06/2018 - 7:18pm
2 by [email protected]
Mon, 16/07/2018 - 9:52am
New Members
Normal topic Working on our dream
by ado1968 on Tue, 03/07/2018 - 12:25pm
1 by admin
Wed, 11/07/2018 - 3:31pm
New Members
Normal topic Where to start!
by Grapeview Farm on Wed, 06/12/2017 - 12:39pm
3 by Terry and Rach
Tue, 10/07/2018 - 4:24pm
New Members
Normal topic Help with a small farm layout plan
by 2Offgridders on Tue, 03/07/2018 - 6:14pm
1 by admin
Tue, 10/07/2018 - 3:00pm
Farming Help
Normal topic Where to start..
by Terry and Rach on Tue, 10/07/2018 - 2:51pm
by Terry and Rach
Tue, 10/07/2018 - 2:51pm
New Members
Normal topic Clipping chicken wings
by fazeraus on Fri, 06/07/2018 - 1:50pm
1 by admin
Tue, 10/07/2018 - 2:46pm
Farming Help
Normal topic What licences / permits do I need?
by Sunol on Mon, 02/07/2018 - 1:10pm
by Sunol
Mon, 02/07/2018 - 1:10pm
Farming Help
Normal topic Need on farm cattle yard help
by Torana68 on Wed, 04/04/2018 - 2:42pm
7 by Torana68
Wed, 27/06/2018 - 1:28pm
General Forum
Normal topic Almost Time to Make the Move
by Nev on Tue, 26/06/2018 - 12:38pm
1 by admin
Wed, 27/06/2018 - 12:46pm
New Members
Normal topic Bad experience with agistment
by Kaz on Mon, 18/06/2018 - 6:19pm
1 by admin
Wed, 27/06/2018 - 12:31pm
General Forum

Our Sponsors

Our Partners

Become a Farmstyle sponsor

Includes site wide company logo, priority directory listing, facebook shout-out and more. Only $24.50 per month.

Complete your business details and purchase a sponsorship position.