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Tag Colours

All farmers have to double tag breeding sheep with a yellow, electronic identification tag and a second, management tag containing the same identification information as is in the electronic tag. Welsh Mule Association members are required to tag their ewe lambs using a management tag of a specific colour every year as well as the yellow, electronic one. The reason for this is that it helps buyers to more easily identify the year that a particular sheep was born.

The list of tag colour and associated year are listed below:

2018 Pink

2019 Brown

2020 Purple

2021 Green

2022 Blue

2023 Orange

2024 White