Movement of Livestock
All movements of cattle, deer, sheep, goats
and pigs are controlled by a general licence. Holdings are
still subject to a standstill period and bio security measures.
Failure to comply with the rules laid down in
the licences may result in revocation of the general licence and/or
Licences relating to the movement of cattle,
deer and sheep and goats are available to be downloaded from the
Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (DEFRA)
All movment of pigs are managed electronically through an
industry lead company called BPEX. You must register with www.eaml2.org.uk where you will also
find relevant help and guidance and a customer helpline number.