ScotEID - Scottish EID Livestock Traceability Research

ScotEID works closely with the Scottish livestock sector & Scottish Government to design, develop and deliver solutions to ensure robust traceability and minimise legislative difficulties.
Scottish sheep, pig & cattle keepers can register with ScotEID in order to meet or minimise current legislative requirements.

News & Information

24/03/2020: ScotEID information centre reduced capacity

Following the announcement by the Government on Monday evening, the Huntly office will be closed today Tuesday. The office operation will be reconfigured to handle urgent calls and requests. We expect to have a very reduced staff available as from tomorrow Wednesday 25th to handle urgent calls. In the meantime do not hesitate to email us on and we will provide assistance.
Many thanks
Josie Forth, Office Manager.

31/01/2020: Quick guide to pig movements

A Quick Guide for Pig Movements leaflet with advice for new and existing pig keepers can be found at the link below.
Quick guide to pig movements

22/01/2020: FIELD survey of farmer experience of and attitude to endemic disease

A GB research consortium named FIELD are looking at farmer experience of and attitude to endemic disease. The focus is on lameness in sheep and BVD in cattle and the output may help shape future policy direction. The survey should take about 20 minutes to complete. For every survey completed £5 will be donated to Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolant Institution. The survey will close at the end of March.

Click here to participate in the Survey

Please note this is unrelated to the December Sheep and Goat Inventory and Agricultural Survey

16/01/2020: ScotEID cattle EID roadshow EID FAQ

A Frequently Asked Questions leaflet about cattle Electronic IDentification can be found by clicking the link below
Cattle EID FAQ

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