Ear Tag question

Discussion in 'Sheep' started by kesoaps, Dec 23, 2004.

  1. kesoaps

    kesoaps Well-Known Member

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    Where does one go about getting set up with a farm # and such? The ewes I purchased are from a little backyard shepherd, no tags, just names :) DD needs tags to show at the local fairs. TIA!
     
  2. prhamell

    prhamell Well-Known Member

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    Here in WI, sheep need to be tagged with a USDA tag with a farm number on it. For tracking diseases and such. Contact your local ag department or USDA. They have a 1-800 number but I can't find it at the moment. Maybe some one else can help. Or call your local 4-H office and they would have the number. I gave name, address and other info to the USDA and they assign a number. Free tags and ear piercing equipment. Becky
     

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    kesoaps Well-Known Member

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    Thank you, Becky. I found the USDA site, which pointed me in the direction of the state contact. :)