Electronic identification (EID) of livestock is becoming more common as its benefits in livestock identification, management and biosecurity and becoming more well known within industry.
Cousins Merino Services works with research organisations, technology companies and producers to ensure we are up to date with the latest technology and its applications to our clients. We also act as re-sellers for electronic tags and equipment. Please contact us with any queries regarding the usage of EID in your livestock operations, we can capture individual EID when pregnancy scanning or wool testing and work with clients with incorporating body weights and fleece tracking.


Uses for EID for Producers

Usage will depend on producer's individual management needs and profit drivers, they could include:

  • Pedigree information
  • Weights and weight gain
  • Vaccine and parasite history and stock management
  • Supplement history
  • Fertility – including Pregnancy scanning data
  • Fleece measurements – micron, fleece weights
  • It gives the producer the ability to make decisions based on an individual animal's performance and tailor management/production systems accordingly

Preg scanning panel reader

Benefits of Using EID

  • Improved data accuracy.
  • Eliminate tag reading errors.
  • Improved stock handling – less stress.
  • Reduction in time taken to collect data.
  • Improved data collation and recall.
  • NLIS

Contact details

6 Hill Street 
Burra SA 5417
P/F: 08 88922 108
Paul: 0427 922 108
Michelle: 0407 607 899





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