CCIA all ears to ideas for improved cattle tag retention

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By Barb Glen, The Western Producer, February 16, 2017 

A study found the tag retention rate for calves 
was acceptable but there is a problem with cows

Radio frequency tags required for Canada’s national cattle traceability program don’t necessarily last until the cows come home.

The final report on the Canadian Cattle Identification Agency’s tag retention study, released Jan. 31, showed good tag retention in young cattle but poorer results in mature cows.

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