Regulation on Eartags, Passports and Holding Registers (911/2004)

Title: Regulation regarding Eartags, Passports and Holding Registers

Category: EU Regulations

Date: 2004

Reference: 911/2004 [Full text] 

General Description:

This regulation repeals Regulation (EC) No 2629/97. This latter Regulation has been replaced for clarity purposes.

This Regulation sets out detailed rules as to the information that is to appear on eartags, including the country code. The Annex shows the two-letter code for each Member State. It also lays down the requirements for the physical characteristics of eartags. The Regulations also set out the information that must appear on animal passports and registers. This Regulation will applied with effect from 1 May 2004.

Pertinence to Agriculture: Livestock Movement, Cattle, Passports, Ear Tags

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