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Beef Stocker USA 2013 Survey of the Animal Identification Industry

Responding Company:Destron Fearing™
Survey Section: Handheld



Destron Fearing™


Manufacture RFID Reader:



Available for Purchase:

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.


ISO 11785 Compliant:



Tag Recommended

Any ISO-compliant RFID tags


Read Location 1:

Remote working facility (no electricity, little emi)


Avg. Read Range :

Up to 12 inches


Read Location 2:

Commercial Feedlot or Dairy Facility (working chute or dairy stanchions)


Avg. Read Range :

6-10 inches



All Destron Fearing™ DTR™readers can communicate via RS232 or Class 1 Bluetooth© technology


Additional Hardware Required:



Hardware Required to Enable:

Dependent on available connectors our readers are capable of being connected to any type of PDA or computer.


Software Required:



Software Required to Enable:

Destron Fearing™ readers can be used with various wedge programs or data collection programs that download the reader output to a Scale Head, PDA, or Computer.



Destron Fearing™ handheld readers can run on internal battery, external 12 V DC or 120 V AC.


Added Features:

Each reader has its own unique collection of features. Aside from reading the RFID signal, we have readers that can store a collection of numbers and assign a date and time when the tag was read.


Scale Head/Load Bar:

Destron Fearing™ readers are compatible with all scale heads that accept RFID data via RS232 or Bluetooth.



Contact your local supplier.


If No RFID Readers:






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