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Beef Stocker USA 2013 Survey of the Animal Identification Industry
 

Responding Company: Temple Tag, Ltd.
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:

Temple Tag, LLC
   

 

Hardware

Recommended for 50 Head
  

Pentium 2 or greater with serial connections (cost = $750)
   

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Pentium 2 or greater with serial connections (cost = $750)
   

Recommended for >250 Head

  

Pentium 2 or greater with serial connections (cost = $750)
   

 

PDA:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

WinWedge (cost = $200)
   

Recommended for 100 Head
  

WinWedge (cost = $200)
   

Recommended for >250 Head

  

WinWedge (cost = $200)
   

 

RFID Reader:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

Basic Reader  (cost = $399)   
   

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Basic Reader  (cost = $399)   
   

Recommended for >250 Head

  

Basic Reader with Bluetooth/Battery Pack (cost = $699)   
   

 

RFID Tags:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

Temple Tag EID (cost = $1.99/ea.)
   

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Temple Tag EID (cost = $1.99/ea.)
   

Recommended for >250 Head

  

Temple Tag EID (cost = $1.99/ea.)
   

 

Scale Head and Load Bar:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

NA
   

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Gallagher 500 (cost = $2000)
   

Recommended for >250 Head

  

Gallagher 500 (cost = $2000)
   

 

Software

Recommended for 50 Head
  

NA
   

Recommended for 100 Head
  

NA
   

Recommended for >250 Head

  

NA
   

 

Central Database:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

NA
   

Recommended for 100 Head
  

NA
   

Recommended for >250 Head

  

NA
   

 

Total Costs:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

Total = $1349   
   

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Total = $3349  
   

Recommended for >250 Head
  
  

Total = $3649
   

 

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