The Importance of ear tags
Unique ear tags are an important step in the effectiveness of Locate In 48. This animal disease traceability program will help protect the livelihood of many Nebraskans.
The largest program benefit for producers is controlling the spread of diseases and minimizing losses. This program will protect your animals by isolating diseases before they are able to spread.
This efficient disease traceback program will also help increase consumer confidence in livestock and meat produced in Nebraska. People will continue to serve up Nebraska-raised beef, pork, chicken, and lamb at their supper tables.
Animals moving across state lines will in most cases require official ear tags to cross the state line. If your animals have official ear tags then out of state buyers will be more likely to show interest in your livestock.