Registering and Recording Livestock

Sheep and Goat Annual Inventory 2021

  • Sheep and Goat keepers in Wales will need to list the numbers of sheep and goats they have on all their holding numbers on the 1 January 2021.
  • This is a legal requirement, the deadline to return the inventory is 1 February 2021.
  • Any queries, contact 01970 636959 or visit:

The registering, identification and tracing of livestock is a legal requirement and of crucial importance for the control of infectious diseases.

Keeping farmed animals 

British Cattle Movement Service

Getting a County Parish Holding (CPH)

  • If you own either cattle, deer, goat, sheep, pigs, or over 50 birds you will need a CPH number, further information on how to register for a CPH number in Wales can be found here: click here.

EID Cymru (sheep and goats)

  • Electronic sheep and goat movement recording system click here.

eAML2 (pigs)

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