EID Cattle Tags
Easier Management For Your Dairy Operation
Managing a dairy farm is not an easy task but it can be simplified with RFID/EID. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) or Electronic Identification (EID) tags are the solution for all dairy operations that require simple and efficient management protocols.

What is an RFID or an EID tag for cattle?

An EID tag is a small button that contains an embedded microchip that attaches to a regular cattle tag. Each tag and chip have the same unique 15-digit number—one for visual identification and one to use with an electronic reader.

Cow EID plus ear tag

Dairy workers scan the ear tag with a handheld RFID reader that energizes the device and reads the number coded in the microchip. That information is then sent from the reader to a handheld device that holds all the data on each individual cow. The tags are durable, and with proper placement should last the life of the animal.

EID tag placement

How Durable Are EID Cattle Tags?

The EID tag only draws power from the reader during the time that it needs to read the necessary information. This means that you never have to worry about a battery going dead. If applied properly, EID tags have a high retention rate and the need to replace the tags is generally low.

RFID technology enables easy and efficient farm and animal management


How Amelicor Uses RFID Cattle Tags

RFID tags are only as good as the software behind them and that is where we come in. Managing your dairy using Amelicor software and RFID technology will allow you to:

  • Access an animal's complete record immediately. This improves accuracy as well as protocol compliance. It also provides the tools to perform vet checks, administer shots, record breeding data, and/or perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Pocket DHI-Plus RFID software allows you to schedule treatments cow side and verify that scheduled treatments have been completed. The seamless combination of DHI-plus and RFID technology will even give you audio cues on predetermined tasks that need to be completed with each cow. For example: “Skip, Preg Check, LUT, Need-to-Breed, etc.
  • All the information syncs easily to allow users to take care of cow records anywhere and anytime. We put the power of your data into the hands of your managers who will be able to make critical herd decisions with no hassle.

How TLK Dairy Uses RFID Cattle Tags and DHI-Plus

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