Ear tags in sheep

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Ear tags in sheep

Can someone clear this up. Which ear in NSW do we tag for sex not ear mark ear tag?

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Hi Aaron,

Welcome to the smal farming forum. My understanding in NSW is that the NLIS tag or property identification ear mark can go in either ear. Most farms will try and keep them in the same ear from year to year for consistency.

Regards,

Charlie

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