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Animal Identification SystemsAnimal Science I
Identification SystemsBranding cattle Ear Tagging goats Ear Notching swine Tattooing rabbits
Branding Used mainly for cattle Two typesFreeze Branding Hot Iron Branding Uses a metal instrument to burn or freeze a mark on the animal’s hide Originally used to show ownership
Angle Brand System
What would be the number of this animal?Angle Brand System Answer: 95 What would be the number of this animal?
What would be the number of this animal?Angle Brand System Answer: 140 What would be the number of this animal?
What would be the angle brand of this animal?Angle Brand System 120 Answer: What would be the angle brand of this animal?
Ear Tagging Use special pliers to attach pieces with numbers on themEasy to read from the front view Not permanent Can be lost or removed
Tattooing Uses a special tool to put inked numbers in an animal’s skinMost commonly found in the ear Can be used on the lips or other locations Permanent Simple and relatively painless Hard to read from a distance
Ear Notching- Swine Why Notch? Universal Swine Identification systemTags will come off in the feed pen
Ear Notching- Swine
Ear Notching- Swine Individual Number Litter Number
What would be the litter number and individual number of this animal?Ear Notching Quiz What would be the litter number and individual number of this animal?
Ear Notching Answer The right (litter) ear is equal to 9+3+3+1=16The left (pig) ear is equal to 3 This is the 16-3 pig
Swine Identification Large Animal Science.
Tools Used in Animal Science
Forms of Animal Identification Applied Ag Science.
Objective Examine tools related to the animal science industry.
Health and Production Management Practices for Nursing Beef Calves
Calf Management. Cow-Calf Management u Definition- breeding of cows and raising of calves. u commercial or purebred u stockers u facilities u shelter.
Pork Industry Lets get started!. TERMS TO KNOW Sow- Mature Female pig Boar- Male pig Barrow – castrated male pig Piglet- Young pig Gilt – Immature female.
Swine (Pig) Production. Main Purpose – to produce pork for Human consumption.
Animal Science Chapter
Swine (Pig) Production
Students will be able to list the 9 steps of hot iron branding.. Students will be able to list materials for hot iron branding Students will list the.
Ag Fact! 5/1 More beef is consumed on ______________ than any other day of the year (___________ and _____________ tie for second)!
Lesson 4 Good Production Practice #4 Identify and Track All Treated Animals.
Identification Systems. What are ID Systems? Animal identification systems are uniform numbering systems allowing one to: Identifying animals Individual.
Ear Notching Produced by Angel Henschel, 2012 Lecture by: Walter Taylor, Agricultural Educator.
METHODS OF IDENTIFYING LIVESTOCK
Ear Notching in Swine Animal Science.
Ear notching tutorials From: ault/Curriculum/Viewer/Curriculum ?action=2&view=viewer&cmobjid=
LESSON 4: SHEEP PRODUCTION AND RECORD KEEPING Unit C: Field Records 1.
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