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Identification and registration of bovine animals

Competent authority


Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain

CA - Botanique
Food Safety Center
Bd du Jardin botanique 55
Tel.: + 32 2 211 82 11
Fax: + 32 2 211 86 30


Means of identification


1. Ear tags :

          1.1. Model used nowadays (PDF)

          1.2. Older models of ear tags (PDF)

2. Passeport :

          2.1. Front + Back: model (PDF)

          2.2. Front: explanation (PDF)

          2.3. Colour Code and type of bovine (PDF)

3. Register (Only available in FR, DE and NL) (PDF)

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