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What is an 840 ear tag? 840 ear tags comply with the requirements of the Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) framework for both visual and electronic identification. These tags are recognized in a standardized information system between federal, state and industry officials. 840 tags can be Electronic RFID tags commonly called EID ear tags or Visual ID ear tags. Each 840 tag contains 15 digits and will begin with the numbers 840 (the USA country code). The remaining 12 digits on the tag are unique to the individual animal. 840 tags come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors (rectangular shape, round-button...
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