Who records sheep movements on the NLIS database?

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The flowchart and table below outline who is responsible for recording sheep movements on the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) database.

Identifying sheep correctly maintains the traceability and biosecurity of Western Australia's sheep flock and supports our live sheep export trade, valued at $188 million annually.

Flow chart presenting who records sheep movments on the NLIS database.

Movement Responsibility for NLIS database recording

Property to property (with different property identification codes - PIC)

Stock owner

Private sale to property New stock owner
Agistment to property Stock owner
Property to abattoir Abattoir
Property to saleyard Saleyard operators
Saleyard to property Saleyard operators

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Peter Gray