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Poll: Eartags ID method of choice

Published on 17 May 2017

Most Progressive Cattleman readers prefer to use eartags to ID their cattle.

In a recent online poll, Progressive Cattleman asked, “What ID method do you use for cattle?"

Only 1 percent said they use electronic IDs. Another 11 percent said they prefer to use branding. The majority, 48 percent, said they use eartags. However, a good portion of readers, about 40 percent, said they like to use a combination of ID methods for their cattle.  end mark

What ID method do you use for cattle?

  • Branding: 11%

  • Eartags: 48%

  • Electronic ID: 1%

  • A combination of them: 40%


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