Nottinghamshire tag company helps track endangered crocodiles

Dalton Tags, an animal ID and tag producer out of Newark Nottinghamshire, regularly gets requests to make tags for cattle, sheep and goats. Recently, the company received an unusual request from the Zoology Department out of the University of Oxford. They wanted tags for crocodiles — and an extremely rare one at that. The Gavialis […]

A history of Livestock ID Tags

From the beginning of the domestication of livestock, humans have sought to mark what is theirs.  It makes sense: proving ownership, while it may seem somewhat archaic in modern times, was an important part of keeping track of any herd.  The human motivations to identify and trace livestock throughout history have really not drastically changed […]

Easter Prize Draw in aid of Asthma UK

We are running an Easter Prize Draw in aid of Asthma UK. Two yummy prizes up for grabs and only £1 to enter. Call into our premises to enter!

BVD – Strategies for Eradication

BVD – Strategies for Eradication As a producer, herd health may be the number one factor contributing to the bottom line in cattle farming operations.  Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD), a viral disease with a host of symptoms, has become a major factor determining the overall wellness of herds worldwide and specifically in the UK.  Infertility, […]