Datamars, the maker of ComfortEar tags launched a promotion; buy 400 ComfortEar tags and receive a free applicator. The tags must be purchased directly from CCIA (webstore (tags.canadaid.ca) or by calling 1.877.909.2333). All qualifying purchases must be on one invoice. Limited to one per customer. You can find all the ComfortEar tag options (generic, Angus, Limousin, Shorthorn and Simmental) in the CCIA catalogue.
The Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Readers on this list have been tested, validated and verified by an accredited electronics testing laboratory. All readers meet Electrical Safety and Industry Canada standards and are in accordance with CCIA RFID Reader Standards, Procedures and Testing Criteria.
Why new traceability regulations? The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has proposed regulatory amendments which will affect the day-to-day operations of all sites receiving livestock (primary producers, feedlots, auction markets, fairs, exhibitions, abattoirs etc.) in Canada.