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Lothians Small Farms Workshop, Cross Compliance & Tagging – Event Summary

15 March 2018

The smallholders discussion group met in the Stair Arms, Pathhead.  Jonathan Black delivered a presentation on Good Agricultural Environmental Condition (GAEC) and Statutory Management Rules (SMR) and highlighted the main areas of concern and those most likely to lead to penalties.

Craig Bothwell spoke about tagging livestock and record keeping.

The key points from the meeting include:

  • Know GAEC & SMRs
  • Register (SGRPID Animal Health, SAMU, SCOTEID CTS Online)
  • Record everything (tagging, re tagging, movements deaths etc)


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