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Campbell Tweed gives seal of approval to Countryside Services EID Loop Sheep Tags

News 19th July 2022 | By: Shannon Grogan

Campbell Tweed OBE, a UFU Past President who is widely regarded as one of Northern Ireland’s premier sheep farmers, values the robustness and ease of use of Countryside Services EID Loop Sheep Tags. Ballycoose Farm in County Antrim, owned and managed by Campbell, has been farmed by his family for almost five hundred years. Campbell says: […]

Countryside Services announce 2022 charity partnership with Air Ambulance Northern Ireland

General News 16th March 2022 | By: Shannon Grogan

Livestock ID provider Countryside Services Ltd has announced they have chosen Air Ambulance Northern Ireland to be their joint charity of the year.  The New Year announcement, which continues a yearly commitment from the organisation to support local causes which make a difference across Northern Ireland, coincides with the launch of its colourful 2022 charity […]

Countryside Services announce Kidney Care UK as Charity Partner

General News | By: Shannon Grogan

Local kidney patients are set to benefit from Livestock ID Tag provider Countryside Services announcement that, alongside Air Ambulance Northern Ireland, they have chosen Kidney Care UK to be their joint charity partner for 2022. Explaining the ongoing commitment of the company, which supplies animal identification tags to all regions of Northern Ireland, to support […]

Countryside Services raises £9,000 for two local charities

Events 15th December 2021 | By: Shannon Grogan

Countryside Services Ltd has presented donations to two local charities, Air Ambulance NI and Charis Cancer Care, with each benefiting from £4,500 to help their work in supporting people and their families across Northern Ireland.   Explaining their commitment to supporting and funding causes which make a ‘real and lasting difference’ to people across Northern […]

Are you experiencing hard to read ear tags?

News 16th August 2021 | By: Shannon Grogan

You are not alone! Lots of farmers face this problem, especially those farming pigs in an outside setting. Challenging environments can make individual animal identification particularly difficult at times, with numbers often being misread and incorrectly recorded, resulting in increased cost to the farmer through additional administration and staff hours. In 2020, our sister company […]

County Tyrone sheep & cattle farmer gives thumbs up to Countryside Services EID ear tags

News 8th July 2021 | By: Shannon Grogan

Ronnie Boyd, who farms sheep and suckler cows in Drumquin County Tyrone, relies on Countryside Services for all his ear tag needs.  The Boyd family has farmed on lands stretching between Omagh and Drumquin for almost fifty years with Ronnie currently stocking 260 breeding ewes – mainly Suffolk Texel Cross – and 25 AI suckler […]

Waringstown Quad Calves receive ear tags from Countryside Services

News 2nd June 2021 | By: Shannon Grogan

Rare Aberdeen Angus Quad calves born on the farm of John and Jo-Anne Dobson outside Waringstown have received their Caisley Electronic Identification tags thanks to Countryside Services Limited. The three bull calves and one heifer – Angus, Brody, Cooper and Daisy – are now sporting their unique Electronic Identification (EID) tags specially lasered with their […]


General News 31st May 2021 | By: Shannon Grogan

Are your lambs ready for the market?  We have an exclusive offer on Sheep Tags for you to avail of. Order 150 or more tags and receive 10 FREE Countryside EID Loop Tag Sets. Additionally, you will receive £25 off an TGM Electronic Reader and a FREE Loop Tag Applicator for first time orders. This […]

Agri-Food Co-Operation Scheme offers £30,500 for Farmers & Foodies

News 19th May 2021 | By: Shannon Grogan

The Agri-Food Co-operation Scheme offers farmers and food producers the opportunity of developing a new project idea in collaboration with others in their supply chain. £30,500 of support along with 50 days Facilitation is available under the scheme to help progress the project as well as enriching each group member’s skill set. Support measures include […]

Pomeroy Suckler Farmer Praises Electronic Tag for Performance Tracking Feature

News 16th April 2021 | By: Shannon Grogan

Declan Rafferty manages a suckler herd near Pomeroy, County Tyrone in partnership with brother-in-law Aidan Quinn. The farm comprises of 100 Simmental-cross, Limousine-cross, Stabiliser and Aberdeen Angus cows and currently hosts 56 hectares which is split into 5 land blocks with variant soil types. The herd has expanded from 30 suckler cows to 100 over […]