Because it will reduce duplication at an individual business level and therefore time and money and also save the local County Council money. Which in these times must be an advantage.
To remove the requirement of cattle keepers to register births, deaths,and movements of cattle with two government bodies- The British Cattle Movement Service and the local County Council. All movements have to reported to the BCMS within so many days of the event occurring, why does the County Council then have to have these same records only once a year? Why can't the County be given access to the national records at BCMS?