It will be up to farmers to report problems with tags as a push begins to improve livestock ID and tracing standards, says OSPRI.
If you are selling calves this winter, first register them in the NAIT online system, says Southland dairy farmer Nigel Johnston.
OSPRI is reminding farmers and lifestylers that they must register their newborn calves in the NAIT online system.
Waikato grazier James Reeves is an advocate for electronically tagged animals and keeping NAIT account up to date, says OSPRI.
OPINION: Reports to your old mate tell of farmers who have tried, without success, to re-register with NAIT when prompted to do so by emails from OSPRI.
Farmers are bristling over any suggestion they had been slack about re-registering their farm locations in National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) in time for moving day on June 1.
Farmers who plan to move farm or livestock over the Moving Day period (late May to early June) must update their NAIT accounts says OSPRI.