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Attaching an active collar tag

See how to attach and fit an active collar tag correctly

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Written by Rosemary Stone
Updated over a week ago

In some markets, active collar tags may not be supplied pre-assembled. Prior to attaching active collar tags to animals, they should be assembled.

Once you have assigned an active tag to an animal ID, fit the collar on the animal you've just paired with. Only attach the active collar tag to the animal after you have completed the assigning process.

Watch the video to learn:

  • How to begin the assigning process

  • How to safely fit an active collar tag onto an animal in an outdoor and in a barn setting.

  • How to adjust the active collar tag to get the best fit.

To attach an active collar tag to an animal:

1. Position the weight and active tag:

2. Fit on the smallest part of the animal's neck with two fingers of slack:

3. Secure the end of the collar in the belt-keeper:

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