The NSW Greyhound and Harness Racing Regulatory Authority (GHRRA) has advised Australian Racing Greyhoundadvises that 100 Greyhounds have so far been microchipped as part of the New South Wales Microchipping Trial.
The NSW GHRRA microchipping trial is designed to invesigate the plausablility of microchipping in racing greyhounds as a reliable and safe alternative to ear branding as a method of identification
The Greyhounds microchipped were aged 6-8 weeks, 12 weeks, 10-12 months and Racing Greyhounds.
The NSW GHRRA wish to thank the following people who either provided the Greyhounds for the trial or assisted in the Microchipping :
- Rose Birrell
- Linda Hillsley
- Mick Player
- Alan Proctor
- John Staines
- Rob Tyler
- Paul Wheeler
- Dr Tom Astbury who inserted the Microchips
In addition, The GHRRA ackowledge that Provet provided the Microchips and a Scanner, at no cost.
The Greyhounds will be examined, on an ongoing basis, to ensure there are no issues arising from this process.