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microchip implant

An RFID chip that contains a unique number for identifying animals. It is embedded under the skin or attached to the animal via an ear tag. In the 1990s, the technology became popular in zoos, but in 2001, the first commercial chip for people was introduced (see VeriChip). See RFID and NFC.
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MLC industry development manager Prys Morgan welcomed this news and said, ``Farmers taking part in this scheme will be issued with the traces - either an ear tag or bolus - and a hand-held recording machine for field checks.
Prionics believes that this diagnostic ear tag will establish itself as an international standard.
Products acquired in the agreement include brands such as the Patriot cattle ear tag and the Rabon and Permectrin insecticides.
html for more information about RFID UHF Animal Ear Tag.
There are placed on the ear tags, to the extraction system and the ear tag pliers requirements.
launched the original Z Tags one-piece ear tag into the North American livestock market and continued marketing the product through April of 2009.
To legitimise the transactions, Mutorwa said that an Agricultural Extension Technician or an Animal Health Inspector must attend all the auctions and permit days, certify all transactions and ensure proper recording of ear tag numbers of all livestock.
Supt Kee said he believes the stolen cattle are being brought to both "legal abattoirs with their ear tags switched and into illegal abattoirs, where there's no need to switch the ear tag".
In the event an ear tag is lost, a corresponding numbered tattoo is applied to the inside of the ear.
The transplanted male wolf was identified by park officials from an ear tag number.
This pig had an orange ear tag a little bit larger than a half dollar with the number 35 on it, but no tattoos.
The new ear tags have full MAFF approval and feature a coating called Infectaguard that provides slow release of an antibacterial agent that coats the ear tag's stud.