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Beef Stocker USA 2013 Survey of the Animal Identification Industry

Responding Company: Destron Fearing™
Survey Section: Company Information



Destron Fearing™

South St. Paul, MN



Dan Ellsworth, Vice President, Sales and Marketing


Contact Person:

John Braly , Vice President Business Development



Destron Fearing™ is the animal applications unit of Digital Angel Corporation. The company develops, manufactures and markets electronic radio frequency and visual identification solutions for the companion animal, equine, wildlife and livestock markets.


Chief Operating Officers:

Dave Sullivan



Destron Fearing was founded in 1945 by Donald Fearing to provide back tags for the livestock yards in South Saint Paul. Today our business has grown into a global manufacturer of a broad range of electronic and visual identification products for livestock, pets, and fisheries.



Destron Fearing™ is a global market innovator in animal identification, dedicated to providing safe, value added management solutions that enhance the quality of life for its customers and the animals they own.



Work with producers, owners and caregivers to identify and better care for their animals.


Industry Targeting:

Livestock, Equine, Companion Animal, and Fisheries 








Distribution Method:

Destron Fearing™ products are available through your local animal health supplier, data service providers, and many breed organizations.  To locate a distributor near you contact customer care at 1-800-328-0118.


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