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Beef Stocker USA 2013 Survey of the Animal Identification Industry
 

Responding Company: AniTrace division of Hana Micron America
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:

AniTrace division of Hana Micron America
   

 

Hardware

Recommended for 50 Head
  

$500

Recommended for 100 Head
  

$500

Recommended for >250 Head
 
  

$500

 

PDA:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

 

Recommended for 100 Head
  

 

Recommended for >250 Head

  

 

 

RFID Reader:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

Chuteside reader - $150

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Chuteside reader - $150

Recommended for >250 Head

  

Chuteside reader - $150

 

RFID Tags:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

$125

Recommended for 100 Head
  

$250

Recommended for >250 Head

  

$625

 

Scale Head and Load Bar:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

 

Recommended for 100 Head
  

 

Recommended for >250 Head
 

 

 

Software

Recommended for 50 Head
  

Optional

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Optional

Recommended for >250 Head

  

Optional

 

Central Database:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

$100

Recommended for 100 Head
  

$200

Recommended for >250 Head

  

$500

 

Total Costs:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

$750

Recommended for 100 Head
  

$1,150

Recommended for >250 Head
  
  

$1,775

 

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