Stock (Identification and Movement) Regulations 1972



    6. Use of firebrands or freezebrands, and marking stud cattle

    (1) A person who brands cattle, buffalo or deer by means of a firebrand or freezebrand

    (a) shall, in the case of cattle or deer, apply the brand on the near or left rump or shoulder; or

    (b) shall, in the case of buffalo, apply the brand on the near or left rump or shoulder or to the horn,

    and, when the brand is to be applied on the near or left rump or shoulder and the animal has been previously branded, or has an age mark, on that rump or shoulder, the brand shall be applied immediately below the existing brand or age mark.

    (2) For the purposes of section 30(4) of the Act, the prescribed manner of marking stud cattle, other than stud Friesian cattle, is by tattooing the breed society mark in the ear.

    (3) For the purposes of section 30(4) of the Act, registered stud Friesian cattle which are positively identified by photography in a manner complying with the requirements of the Friesian breed society shall be deemed to be marked in the prescribed manner.

    [Regulation 6 amended in Gazette 2 May 1995 p. 1653.]



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