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UK wins concession on movement recording for older sheep

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A EUROPEAN decision delaying the implementation of a requirement for the movements of older sheep to be individually recorded has been welcomed by the devolved administrations in the UK.

Since January 1, 2010, an EC regulation has required sheep born in Britain and kept beyond 12 months of age to be electronically identified, to help record when they are moved. As part of the regulation, a requirement for the movements of sheep born before December 31, 2009, to be individually recorded was due to come into force on December …

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