Tagging Calves Video
Keep Track of Mother and Calf
Check pregnant cows every day and tag the new calves with the number of their mothers. Checking the cows several times a day is important because some cows have difficulties calving and need assistance. This video documents three different tagging episodes. The tagger is a young man with the speed, strength, and coordination for the job.
Tagging the calf with its mother's number is very helpful when sorting out herds of cows and calves. The tagging also allows us to link the calf to its genetic heritage and help us evaluate the calf's mother and father as productive animals.
Cattle Ear Tags for Calves