Replacing lost ear tags in cattle could be costing farmers millions of pounds every year, with an estimated annual tag loss in the UK of 10%. Based on the cattle population in December 2016, which stood at 9.86 million and an average replacement tag cost of £2, the industry could be shelling out £1.97m every year in replacement tags alone.  However, many tag losses could be reduced if they were inserted correctly. Farmers Weekly visited a beef farm to find […]