State farming body backs NSW Government calls to introduce electronic ID scheme in response to foot-and-mouth disease

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By Mathew Perry
Updated July 20 2022 - 5:48am, first published 4:22am
TAGGING: NSW Farmers members have voted to support proposals to introduce a mandatory national electronic ID tagging system for sheep and goats.

NSW Farmers members have voted to support the development of a national electronic tagging system for sheep and goats in response to the threat posed by foot-and-mouth-disease (FMD).

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Mathew Perry

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Journalist covering the Upper Hunter region of New South Wales for the Muswellbrook Chronicle, Singleton Argus, Scone Advocate, Hunter Valley News and occasionally the Newcastle Herald.

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