Animal Identification


RFID Tags for Animal Identification

HID Global contactless RFID transponders help manage and safeguard livestock, pets, lab animals and products in the food supply chain. HID's fully automated production processes ensure consistent tag quality and reliability. Patented direct-bonding technology enables more compact tag designs and optimized read ranges, delivering exceptional size-to-performance ratios while ensuring consistent animal identification and RFID tracking performance.

Livestock Management

HID Global livestock management solutions aid in herd care processes optimizing productivity, helping ensure food safety and quality. The HID Glass Tag RFID family includes LF transponders effective for bolus use, as well as high performance tags for subcutaneous placement in horses or fish, or livestock ear tag placement for sheep and goats. Embeddable transponders can be housed in ear tags for custom form factors using various materials to create specialized LF tags. Innovative HID livestock ear tag products are fully interoperable with standardized components and systems.

Standard Glass Tag units are enclosed in biocompatible glass, making them harmless to animals. HID can also create a custom tag solution to fit application requirements for chip type, dimensions, programming and materials.

Pet and Lab Identification

Injector manufacturers; ID and medical study database operators; and veterinary professionals trust and rely upon HID Global quality. Transponders implanted subcutaneously perform reliably over the long term, minimizing the potential for errors or traumatic tag removal and replacement. HID Global offers sizes to fit any animal, from fish and small mammals, to cats, dogs and horses. For tracking birds, small tags are embeddable in bird rings or bands.

Glass Tag RFID transponders help manage and safeguard companion, laboratory, and exotic animals. Durable small form factors with best-in-class read range performance has led veterinary professionals to trust Genuine HID™ quality animal identification transponders. HID Global offers sizes to fit any animal: from fish and small mammals, to cats, dogs and horses. For tracking of birds, small tags are embeddable in bird rings or bands.

Animal Identification Glass Tag Family

Standard units are enclosed in biocompatible glass, making them harmless to animals. An optional parylene coating improves and accelerates tissue adhesion, preventing the movement of subcutaneous implants. HID Glass Tag Ultra units deliver greater RFID tracking read range than any low frequency tags of comparable size.

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Pre-Programmed Pet Tags from HID on Demand

With optional Programming on Demand™ services, HID Global offers secure, fast and flexible delivery of custom-programmed glass tags for animal identification with read-only or read-write capabilities. Offered with flexible volumes and delivery times, this program eliminates for customers the overhead and burden of programming tags before sale and use.

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Animal Identification Embeddable RFID

HID Global can create ideal RFID tag solutions or provide the electronics for the effective monitoring of any size or type of animal where identification is more optimally located within a band, tag or ring secured externally to the subject. Fully automated production processes ensure dependable attachment of the IC to the antenna for finished product reliability. Patented direct-bonding technology also enables more compact tag designs and optimized read ranges.

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