Book of 186 pages, listing 19,352 ear marks, with descriptions and illustrations of standard markings. Compiled and issued by Director General, Department of Agriculture, N.S.W. Used at Newmarket Saleyards.

Earmarking is a non-compulsory scheme of stock identification, often considered beneficial for State Councils and stockowners and others in providing traceability of stock, evidence of stock ownership, potentially acting as a deterrent against stock theft and for the sustained use by stockowners and others as a means of stock identification.

Physical Description

Foolscap size and format, hard-cover book with stiff buff-coloured cover and blue cloth binding, printed in black. Some stains and watermarks, plus some doodling in blue ball point pen. Back cover has been abraded.

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