What is #FARM24 all about? 24 Hours in Farming is the agricultural industry’s biggest online event with an audience reach of more than 112 million. The annual event aims to showcase the brilliant work done by British land and livestock farmers all day, every day to produce the food we eat and drink. Dalton Tags […]

What is BVD?

What is BVD?

Do I have to test for BVD in England? No, it is not compulsory in England and Wales to have animals tested for BVD. Compulsory eradication programmes have been running in Scotland and Northern Ireland since 2013. Declan Rafferty, Co. Tyrone Northern Ireland, Suckler Farmer “I believe that BVD testing has been very beneficial for […]

A tag order like never bear-fore …

In June 2021, we were approached by 1300KOALAZ to produce an ear tag for Koala’s being re-released back into the wild. 1300KOALAZ are the largest group of experienced and dedicated Volunteer Koala Carers and Rescuers in South Australia. Their mantra is “Rescue, Rehabilitate and Release”. Adelaide and Hills Koala Rescue is a not-for-profit organisation, volunteer-run koala wildlife […]


Are your lambs ready for the market?  We have an exclusive offer on Sheep Tags for you to avail of. Order 101 or more tags and receive 10 FREE Dalton Tags EID Slaughter Tags or order 201+ and receive 20 FREE Dalton Tags EID Slaughter Tags . Additionally, you will receive FREE Loop Tag Applicator for first time orders over 200+. […]


Innovation in Pig Tags

Are you experiencing hard to read ear tags?   You are not alone! Lots of farmers face this problem, especially those farming pigs in an outside setting. Challenging environments can make individual animal identification particularly difficult at times, with numbers often being misread and incorrectly recorded, resulting in increased cost to the farmer through additional […]

Exporting or moving GB livestock to the EU or Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021

How your livestock intended for EU export need to be identified from 2021 From 1 January 2021 the UK will trade with the EU as a third country. New rules for entry into the EU of certain animals and products from third countries including livestock will apply in 2021. Under the Northern Ireland Protocol of […]

Dalton Design a Tag Competition

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Dalton Tags Spring/Summer Newsletter 2020

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