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Herd Management Numbering Systems- Keep It Simple Tagging Cows- Since these animals are breeding stock and kept for years, use Large size ear tags and have tags imprinted by the manufacturer so that the numbers last. Only write on tags for animals that will be in the field for less than 2 years as tag ink markers fade quickly. Use numbers 1 thru # in herd. Keep the end number the number of cows you own. Tagging Bulls – Can use a different color Large Ear Tag for bulls. Use numbers 1 through number of bulls in herd. Tagging Calves –...
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