24 February 1998
Ear tags for pigs and sheep?

THE Ministry of Agriculture will soon announce that pigs and sheep must be ear-tagged in the same way as cattle, writes The Scotsman.

Tagging about 10 million pigs and 21m lambs born annually could cause chaos on top of the 4.5m calves already covered, it says.

  • The Scotsman 24/02/98 page 29