Sheep and goats

Additional Guidance

Key Livestock Diseases


Livestock Associations & Societies


Professional Veterinary Associations


Record Keeping Guidance

  • The Scottish Government provide guidance on Livestock ID and Traceability for Sheep and Goats, including details of holding registers, identification and movement requirements
  • ScotEID works closely with Scottish livestock sector & Scottish Government, holding a multispecies database which can track and trace all farmed animals within Scotland and across the border in real time


Assurance Schemes


Health Schemes


Antimicrobial Stewardship

  • The Medicine Hub, industry-led and developed by AHDB, plans to address the lack of evidence of responsible use by collation of national-level data for dairy, beef and sheep farmers. Offering farm-to-fork support, it offers a safe, secure and independent central way to collate, report and compare antibiotic data from a variety of sources, including on-farm farm use and datasets from vets and processors. Their overview video provides information.



Further Information