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 […]

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Not Just Livestock Tags … Bird Tags

Not Just Livestock Tags … Bird Tags Here at Dalton Tags we love having something different from our normal bread and butter. We were approached by a customer for a bespoke order to help with their breeding information of Cage and Avairy birds which they also show. The tags are used to track breeding information […]

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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 Tags Spring/Summer Newsletter 2020

To read the Spring/Summer version of our newsletter and keep up to date with Dalton Tags news click here.

A Flexo solution for local retailer

We were tasked by a local retailer to print some keyring tags that can be used by staff for accessing their point of sale system.   Previously they had used plastic credit cards but these were often lost and after a few weeks of use, the laminated layer would peel back and eventually the barcode […]

A new team member has joined the ranks at Dalton HQ

A new team member has joined the ranks at Dalton HQ. Teddy Dalton is a one year old Pygmy Goat and is quite possibly the cutest thing we have ever seen! Unfortunately, Teddy’s previous owners had a change in circumstances and could no longer keep him. Step in the Dalton Tags Team who immediately got […]

Increased Business Means Expansion For Dalton Tags.

The quality, service and wide range of livestock and business management tags manufactured by Dalton Tags has necessitated a move to larger, purpose built premises. The new premises, which are just two minutes drive from the busy A1/A46  at Northern Road, Newark provide 2,500 sq ft of business space, which includes a dedicated production room […]