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Beef Stocker USA 2013 Survey of the Animal Identification Industry
 

Responding Company: Y-Tex Corporation
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:

Y-Tex Corporation
   

 

Hardware

Recommended for 50 Head
  

NA

Recommended for 100 Head
  

NA
   

Recommended for >250 Head

  

NA

 

PDA:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

NA
   

Recommended for 100 Head
  

NA

Recommended for >250 Head

  

NA
   

 

RFID Reader:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

Handheld Y-Tex 379 Bluetooth Reader
   

Recommended for 100 Head
  

Hand held Y-Tex 379 Bluetooth Reader or Long Range stationary reader
   

Recommended for >250 Head

  

Long Range stationary reader
   

 

RFID Tags:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

8000 Series Bovine Round RFID Tag.

Recommended for 100 Head
  

8000 Series Bovine Round RFID Tag.

Recommended for >250 Head

  

8000 Series Bovine Round RFID Tag.

 

Scale Head and Load Bar:

Recommended for 50 Head
  

NA
   

Recommended for 100 Head
  

NA
   

Recommended for >250 Head

  

NA
   

 

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
  


   

Recommended for 100 Head
  


   

Recommended for >250 Head
  
  


   

 

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