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Mouse

Ear Punch

Ear Tags

Tattoo (tail, ear, toe)

Laser Activated ID Chip

RFID Transponder

Toe Clipping

Rat

Ear Punch

Ear Tags

Tattoo (tail, ear, toe)

RFID Transponder

   

Rabbit

Ear Tags *

Tattoo (ear) *

RFID Transponder

     

Hamsters

Ear Punch

Ear Tags

Tattoo (ear, toe)

RFID Transponder

   

Gerbils

Ear Punch

Ear Tags

Tattoo (ear, toe)

RFID Transponder

   

Dogs

Tattoo (ear) * ☆

Collar and Tag ¤

RFID Transponder ☆

     

Cats

Tattoo (ear) * ☆

Collar and Tag ¤

RFID Transponder ☆

     

Ferrets

Ear Tags *

Tattoo (ear) *

RFID Transponder

     

Ground Squirrels

Ear Tags *

Tattoo (ear) *

RFID Transponder

     

Chinchillas

Ear Tags *

Tattoo (ear) *

RFID Transponder

     

Pigs

Ear Notches

Ear Tag ¤

Tattoo (ear) *

RFID Transponder

   

Sheep

Ear Tag ¤

Tattoo (ear)

RFID Transponder

     

Goats

Ear Tag ¤

Tattoo (ear) *

RFID Transponder

Collar with ID number

Photo ID

 

Cattle (dairy)

Ear Tag ¤

Tattoo (ear)

RFID Transponder

     

Cattle (beef)

Ear Tag ¤

Tattoo (ear)

RFID Transponder

Branding

   

Horses

Photo ID or Drawing

Tattoo (lip) *

RFID Transponder

     

Small birds

Leg band

         

Reptiles

Photo ID or Drawing

RFID Transponder

       

Amphibians

Photo ID or Drawing

RFID Transponder

Visual Implant (Elastomer)

Other Injectable Implant

   

Fish

Photo ID or Drawing

RFID Transponder

Freeze Branding

     

Non-human primates

Tattoo (chest, leg) *

Collar and Tag

RFID Transponder

     

* Requires anesthesia or sedation to perform this method of identification.

☆ Requires approval from the USDA (Animal Care Resource Guide policy #13).

¤ Specific tag dimensions and/or numbering/lettering requirements are provided by the USDA.

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