The National Scrapie Eradication Program is mandatory and producers are required to have both a Scrapie Flock ID number and the National Premises ID number to order official RFID tags or microchips.
To request a Scrapie Flock ID number, contact Beth Corder with USDA: e-mail Jessica.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-810-1687. Additional information from USDA, along with a form that can be e-mailed to Beth is available below.
The Premises ID number may be obtained from Oregon Department of Agriculture by calling: 503.986.4680
All sheep must be tagged when leaving the premises or if sold to another owner. ONLY sheep under 18 months of age and in slaughter channels are exempt from tagging requirements.
If you are already in the scrapie program, tags may be purchased from one of the following companies: