The animals exempt from tagging are:

  • unsafe to tag (UTT) animals (with conditions)
  • fallow and trophy deer.

UTT conditions

Unsafe to tag (UTT) animals can only move to a meat processor, game estate, safari park or zoo. They must be clearly marked before sending. UTT animals incur a $13 levy (excl. GST) at a meat processor.

Bobby Calves

Calves under 30 days old consigned direct to slaughter (bobby calves) are exempt from NAIT tagging and movement requirements.


Read our guides on how to record untagged animal movements in NAIT.