Livestock ID

Retinal Image

The identification of livestock has evolved substantially in the past few years and appears to be changing each year.  Find out more on COOL, Premise ID, and the use of retinal imaging for State Fair market animals. 

If you're interested in learning how to retinal image livestock as a volunteer at the county level, check out the resources below including a training video.

 

 

Weigh-In Info

 

Sheep/Meat Goat Weigh-Ins 2016

County Dates Sheep/Goat Weigh Ins

 

Swine State Fair Tagging 2015

Market Beef Weigh-Ins 2016


Eartag Order 2016

 
Click HERE to see what your county ordered

Large (Beef) USDA Tag (works w/ Allflex tagger)

Small USDA Tag (works w/ Allflex tagger)

Tagger Pin (Allflex Tagger)

DNA Punch Swine Tagger

 


Livestock ID (4hOnline)

  • Animal ID on-line (Word or PDF)
  • Market Beef verification process (Word or PDF)
  • Market Sheep verification process (Word or PDF)
  • Market Swine verification process (Word or PDF)

 

Retinal Imaging

 

Original RI Machine

User Guide

Online Database System


Tablet Scanner 

User Guide

Good/Bad Image Examples

Sample Rental Agreement

     (County to County)

 

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