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Identifying & Treating Sick Cattle

It’s been done the same way for years

Pen riders visually inspect cattle every day to determine animal health and identify any diseases or abnormalities. Feedlots place a great deal of trust in their pen riders to ensure these cattle are identified and treated promptly.

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Traditionally Humans Determine The Health

Cattle naturally hide symptoms from predators, often times this is why people detect illness too late in them.

Traditional methods for identifying sick animals in cattle operations is very limited.

Currently, pen riders check pens each morning looking for a variety of indicators that might determine cattle illness. There are many challenges to this approach as feedlot operations are experiencing skilled staff shortages that are able to spot the diseases. To make matters worse, cattle are prey animals and naturally hide their symptoms of BRD. Research shows that the current method of diagnosing sick animals isn’t very effective. This is why Quantified Ag® built an objective remote monitoring ear tag that can help cattle producers find sick animals earlier and more accurately.

How could identifying sick cattle early help your operation?

  • Improve economic returns
  • Enhance pen rider efficiency
  • Enhance cattle health care and wellbeing
  • Improve animal welfare
  • Increase feedlot efficiency
  • Improve judicious use of antibiotics
  • Focus attention on animals that need intervention

What is Quantified Ag®?

Quantified Ag® simplifies animal health management by monitoring animals 24/7 with our smart ear tag (Quantified Ag® Tag). Our tag augments pen riders by identifying sick animals in feedlots and backgrounding operations before they show visual signs of illness. Proven benefit’s of our system include an improvement to overall animal health, increased efficiency of management and labor, proactive disease outbreaks, and gives you the potential to realize new marketing opportunities, like the justification of antibiotic usage.

Quantified Ag® Has A Simple Process

Our smart ear tags are individually monitoring the health status of the cattle at your feedlot. Each ear tag collects and sends encrypted biometric and behavioral data wirelessly to a central receiver.

Our system generates health alerts and sends them to an online pull list that can be accessed on a mobile phone or printed off from our cloud-based management software.

Why Choose Our System?

FIND SICK ANIMALS FASTER TO TREAT THEM SOONER

Using our technology allows you to remove the visual guesswork it takes to identify sick cattle. Our system provides insight that allows for objective Precision Livestock® management of cattle health. Our smart ear tag system and objective alerts give pen riders the tools needed to focus in on the animals that actually need attention.

Identify Sick Animals Earlier & More Accurately

The Quantified Ag® Tag picks up on cattle ear canal temperature and behavior patterns to identify illness before they show visual indicators.

Early Illness Detection Equals Faster Treatment Interventions

The sooner an illness is treated the easier the recovery will be for your cattle.

Improve Labor Efficiency & Spend Less Time Looking For Sick Animals

Now, more than ever, Pen Rider’s can devote their time toward illness prevention rather than finding animals who are already suffering from illness.

Other Key Features

Uses Industry Standard Pinning Technique

This allows you to apply our tag to the animal’s ear as you normally would in your operation.

Designed For Reusability

Use the same tag and assign it to another animal to get double the use from one tag.

Remotely Activate The LED Light

Turn any ear tag’s LED light on remotely.

Waterproof And Durable Enclosure

Built to withstand the dirt and grime of everyday use.

Value Proposition

Animal Health Monitoring

From the Backgrounder through the animal’s full life at the feedyard. Traditional methods for identifying sick animals in cattle operations is very limited. Research shows that the current method of diagnosing sick animals isn’t very effective. This is why Quantified Ag® built an objective remote monitoring ear tag that can help cattle producers find sick animals earlier and more accurately.

Health

Manage various animal health risks objectively. Improve animal health outcomes by identifying illness earlier & more accurately.

Labor

Labor efficiency improved, save time looking for sick cattle (LED Lights) by sending Pen Riders to pens with health alerts. Reduce your reliance on skilled labor.

Marketing/Oversite

Create new valuable marketing opportunities with the ability to share your data with Packers/Retailers. Making it simple for you to verify the responsible use of antimicrobials.

Management

Our tag and software paired together give you the opportunity to be proactive about disease outbreak at your operation. Activate the QA Tag lights for easier withdrawal and sorting. Private reporting and analytics give you insight about your cattle operation like never before.

Beef Supply Chain

THE BACKGROUNDER, FEEDLOT, AND PACKER

Our Precision Livestock® Hub can be setup at the backgrounder, feedlot, and packer. The tags then automatically check in at each location creating a data trait for the cattle.