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    Tell the police to stop mincing around and find the owner!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sippo View Post
    Did anyone else's garden get invaded?
    No just ours :-(

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    I would hazard a guess that the tags on their ears isn't just to make them look pretty

    As @creese pointed out -

    Tagging your cattle
    You must ensure that all cattle born on or after 1 January 1998 have an official ear tag in each ear. This is known as ‘double tagging’. Each tag must show the same unique number for that animal.

    There are two types of ear tag - primary and secondary. The main ear tag, known as the primary ear tag, is a yellow, plastic, two-piece ear tag.

    Since 1 January 2000, ear tag numbers must have a specific numeric format. They contain the crown logo, country code, herdmark, individual animal number and check digit. Secondary ear tags can be printed to allow space for management information. This information can include details relevant to a particular animal, such as visual identification, its name or a different unique number. This is useful so you don’t need to check that the herd mark and single number check digit match the animal’s number, eg for medication. There is no minimum size requirement for secondary tags, so button or metal tags may be used.

    You must fit ear tags within 20 days of an animal’s birth, with the exception of dairy cattle, which must have at least one tag fitted within 36 hours of birth.

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    The Rural Payments Agency - Cattle Keeper's Handbook


    have a chat with Defra they should be able to help ( or the local vet )

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    I would hazard a guess that the tags on their ears isn't just to make them look pretty

    As @creese pointed out -
    Thankfully we do have pictures of the tags, so we should be able to trace the owner.....which we are in the process of doing :-)

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    Three pages already? Stop being so moody and milking this. Have you not got butter stuff to be getting on with?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    Three pages already? Stop being so moody and milking this. Have you not got butter stuff to be getting on with?
    People keep churning out puns!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    Three pages already? Stop being so moody and milking this. Have you not got butter stuff to be getting on with?
    To be honest - there is cause for concern. Had they barged through the door - it'd have been positively friesian last night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    Three pages already? Stop being so moody and milking this. Have you not got butter stuff to be getting on with?
    I was sat here thinking "Wow, that's a bit harsh!" until I saw that post from @fiza.

    Not like me to miss a pun (or three)! Is it the weekend yet?

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    What would Bart Simpson say in this situation.... 'Eat my shorts?'

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    Quote Originally Posted by SiliconAlley_Sam View Post
    I was sat here thinking "Wow, that's a bit harsh!" until I saw that post from @fiza.

    Not like me to miss a pun (or three)! Is it the weekend yet?
    @SiliconAlley_Sam How are you letting jokes like that go pasteurise ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by SiliconAlley_Sam View Post
    I was sat here thinking "Wow, that's a bit harsh!" until I saw that post from @fiza.

    Not like me to miss a pun (or three)! Is it the weekend yet?
    Go back to sheep. Your 8-hours-a-day are farmer important than people realise.

    @JamesBanks7 Oooh that was a good one! Wish I'd have thought of that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JamesBanks7 View Post
    @SiliconAlley_Sam How are you letting jokes like that go pasteurise ??
    I wish I could thank you more than once for this.

    And I really don't know... it's udderly ridiculous how slow my brain is working this morning.

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    epic post! you all need to give yourselves a Hugh PAT on the back...



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