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Animal Identification: Benefits of RFID

Animal identification requires the basics of a visual ID tag and animal management software. Going beyond the basics of visual ID tags, shows management benefits which prove overall cost reduction of animal management. Using RFID (Radio Frequency I...

Sask. Government to Fund Cattle Traceability

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture has announced it will continue and develop an animal identification incentive program for beef cattle producers. The purpose of the traceability program is to continue, further develop, and maintain the integr...

Methods of Marking Visual ID Ear Tags

Visual ID ear tags have become the most widely used form of animal identification, the cost benefits to a cattle, sheep or pig producer simply out weight the cost of the tags themselves. The practice of tagging cattle and sheep has come a...

CCIA Approved RFID Handheld Readers

The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) has a list of approved RFID tags and approved readers for the Canadian livestock industry. Both tags and readers have gone through field testing with pilot projects and are approved for the Canadian cl...

Cattle EID on the way for the UK

  The UK farming industry welcomed the European Commissions’ proposal to move forward with Cattle EID. The EC made the announcement earlier this week on the need for bovine traceability, and also made recommendations for a much needed real tim...

Branding Livestock for Animal Disease Traceability

The USDA has just released an update and status report on the new Animal Disease Traceability system, which is still in the finalization process, and to be implemented by the individual states and tribes. The time frame for the new traceability progr...

Livestock-ID Newsletter Sign-up

Livestock-ID will soon be publishing its first edition of the newsletter, a reminder for all to sign-up today, and don’t get left behind. The Livestock-ID newsletter will have exclusive content, in-depth reports, and special manufact...

Allflex USA Buys Destron Fearing Corp

Allflex USA, Inc. has increased its product portfolio in animal identification technology; with the newly acquired Destron Fearing Corporation (animal ID) subsidiary of Digital Angel Corp. Allflex USA has completed the acquisition for $25 million USD...

Australian Cattle Recovery with RFID

Australia’s National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) is adding more value and purpose beyond its original intent of tracking cattle diseases. Identifying cattle and livestock that have wandered off of farms is being done, quickly and efficie...

Alberta Age Verification Incentive Program

Alberta beef cattle producers are eligible for a full rebate or incentive up to $3 per RFID ear tag. This is part of the Age Verification Incentive Program, where Alberta beef cattle producers are encouraged to age and source verify their cattle.

CHI: Researchers hope to secure RFID tag data

With RFID tags being embedded in everyday items like passports, credit cards and transit passes, security becomes a concern with this always o...
by Financial Planning on Nov 10, 2010

Kansas Animal Traceback System

  Animal Traceback system in the works was the message from Bill Brown of the Kansas Livestock Association last week, while speaking at the Beef Fest Producers Seminar. The Animal Traceback system will be voluntary, except for the provisi...

Rightwing Links (August 2, 2010)

How Much Private Property is the Government Stealing in Your State? Stagnant private sector Very Curious Activity in the Gold Bullion Market Leads to Speculation that Banks are Short Tons of Gold What the Government Tells You To Eat May Be Killing Yo...
by The Classic Liberal Blog on Aug 2, 2010

Approved CSIP RFID Ear Tags

The Canadian Sheep Federation announced the Approved CSIP RFID Ear Tags which will be in effect as of January 01, 2012. CSIP tags are to be used with the Canadian Sheep Identification Program. The Canadian Sheep Federation is moving forwar...

Cattle Tracking with EID: COOL Animal ID

  RFID ear tags track cattle, and give ranchers the information they need to better manage their herd. Ear tag EID (Electronic Identification) gives complete information of the cattle, from point of origin, and when the cattle was born, to vacci...

How to Improve RFID Ear Tag Retention

RFID ear tag retention is one of the most important physical elements of livestock ear tags. With most livestock agencies such as The USDA, and the Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) retention is high priority on the scale for approving liv...

Approved USDA Cattle Ear Tags: 840 Tags

Approved USDA Cattle Ear Tags: Official 840 Tags. As of September 2009 this is the official list of Visual and RFID Cattle ear tags, also known as AIN (Animal Identification Number) tags, all approved USDA cattle ear tags. These are official...

Approved Canadian Cattle RFID Ear Tags

The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) is an industry initiated and established organization that manages the Canadian Livestock Tracking System (CLTS) A trace back system designed for the containment and eradication of animal disease. Es...

Cattle Ear Tags: The Correct Way to Tag Cattle

Tagging is an important part of animal identification, but must be done properly. Tagging an animal is very similar to a human getting their ears’ pierced. Learn how to properly tag your animals and maintain proper care afterwards.
by Animal ID Systems on Nov 3, 2009


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