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Beef Stocker USA 2013 Survey of the Animal Identification Industry

Responding Company: Syscan-ID
Survey Section:
System Cost 

The following question was posed to each company:

Your firm has just been contacted by three different producers interested in incorporating individualized animal identification using RFID in their beef cattle operation. The three different herd sizes are 50, 100, and greater than 250 head.

Please recommend EXACTLY what individual hardware (brands, models) and software components (and associated costs) each producer would need to purchase in order to employ your recommended complete RFID system.

Following is their response:


 

Company:

Syscan-ID
   

 

Hardware

Recommended for 50 Head
  

Livetrack Reader

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Livetrack Reader

Recommended for >250 Head

  

 

 

PDA:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

Livetrack Reader

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Livetrack Reader

Recommended for >250 Head

  

 

 

RFID Reader:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

Livetrack Reader

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Livetrack Reader

Recommended for >250 Head

  

 

 

RFID Tags:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

Allflex HDX, Destron FDX-B

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Allflex HDX, Destron FDX-B

Recommended for >250 Head

  

Allflex HDX, Destron FDX-B

 

Scale Head and Load Bar:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

 Reliable Scales or Tru-test

Recommended for 100 Head
  

 Reliable Scales or Tru-test

Recommended for >250 Head

  

 Reliable Scales or Tru-test

 

Software

Recommended for 50 Head
  

Cattlemax

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Cattlemax

Recommended for >250 Head

  

Cattlemax

 

Central Database:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

 

Recommended for 100 Head
  

 

Recommended for >250 Head

  

 

 

Total Costs:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

3500.00

Recommended for 100 Head
  

4500.00

Recommended for >250 Head
  
  

8500.00

 

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