Shearwell Australia explains how eID tags are made in Bendigo

Bryce Eishold
Updated August 28 2023 - 6:05pm, first published 7:00am
Shearwell Australia general manager Dean Bellingham and office manager Sally Bellingham with the nylon pellets and eID ear tags at the Shearwell Australia factory in Bendigo. Picture by Bryce Eishold
Shearwell Australia general manager Dean Bellingham and office manager Sally Bellingham with the nylon pellets and eID ear tags at the Shearwell Australia factory in Bendigo. Picture by Bryce Eishold

Electric identification ear tags are part of an annual routine for sheep farmers, but little is known about how the important piece of plastic is produced or the rigorous process they go through prior to distribution.

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Bryce Eishold

Bryce Eishold

Senior Journalist

Bryce is a senior journalist with Australian Community Media's Stock & Land where he reports on all aspects of agriculture. Bryce is also the president of the Rural Press Club of Victoria. Email Bryce at bryce.eishold@stockandland.com.au.

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