Published on August 20, 2007
National Animal Identification: National Animal Identification …………..looking back And forward…………………. We’ve been at this a long time!: We’ve been at this a long time! Branding: Branding 1998 ID Methods Survey: 1998 ID Methods Survey Lots of tags Different uses No consistency across the country Multiple tags per animal Metal Tags: Metal Tags Plastic Ear Tags: Plastic Ear Tags Automatic Data Capture: Automatic Data Capture Biometrics: Biometrics Regional differences: Regional differences Species Differences: Species Differences Slide11: Slide12: USDA National Identification Development Team Slide13: Slide14: Who knows what’s next?: Who knows what’s next?