Farmers are invited to find out more about a new electronic identificaton (EID) system to track and monitor cattle at a series of events starting next week.
ScotEID, which manages the database for recording animal movements in Scotland, has developed a new recording system for the national herd.
The agency is embarking on the second phase of a Scotland-wide tour to give producers details of the new EID system, which is likely to become mandatory in 2021.
Anna Robertson from ScotEID said: “We look forward to meeting more stakeholders during our roadshow programme which continues until March. Please come along and join the discussion and find out more about future-proofing the recording process through electronic data transfer.”
Meetings include: January 23, Finavon Hotel, Finavon, noon; February 10, Columbia Hotel, Oban, 7pm; February 11, Ben Nevis Hotel, Fort William, noon; February 24, Cabarfeidh Hotel, Stornoway, 7pm; February 25, The Portree Hotel, Skye, 7pm; and February 26, Dark Island Hotel, Benbecula, 7pm.
Places must be booked by contacting ScotEID on 01466 794323.