ALIDMA is the industry body for UK animal identification manufacturers and suppliers.

ALIDMA’s role is to advise on the technical and practical issues relating to the implementation of government policy in respect of livestock identification.

ALIDMA works impartially on behalf of its members.

Interested in joining us?

ALIDMA membership offers the following benefits:

• A single voice for the industry
• The sharing of non-competitive information
• Assistance with ensuring compliance
• Facilitating the smooth implementation of change

Latest Press

Livestock Information Programme - March 2019 update

Find out how the Livestock Information Programme is shaping up with this short video update: https://youtu.be/qna9omytjOY

The webpage for the Programme can be found here: https://ahdb.org.uk/livestock-information-programme

ALIDMA is a member of the Traceability Design User Group. The Traceability Design User Group (TDUG) is an independent group of 25 industry and government stakeholders and chaired by a farmer.

DEFRA Video Link on Livestock Information Programme

DEFRA video link regarding the new Livestock Information Programme: "Defra champions farm to fork traceability though new livestock service"

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Defra Livestock Information Programme

The development of a new Livestock Information Service (LIP) to give farmers and processors accurate information about animals and their movements was announced on 3rd April 2018 by Environment Secretary Michael Gove.

ALIDMA represents the UK livestock ID industry on discussions within this group via the Traceability Design User Group.

See more recent posts above for progress updates on the LIP Programme.

ALIDMA Signs BVDFree Statement of Intent Today

ALIDMA, The UK's Approved Livestock Tag Manufacturers' Association, has signed the BVDFree England Statement of Intent in support of this important initiative led by AHDB.

Read report:   2016-BVD-FREE-Statement-of-Intent-2-(1).pdf
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