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Removing an active tag

You can remove an active tag and re-use it on another animal or store it for later use.

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Written by Rosemary Stone
Updated over a week ago

Active collar tags and active ear tags are re-usable. An active tag can be removed if an animal is leaving the property or if the active tag is to be attached to a different animal.

Caution! Before removing an active tag, the animal must be secured in a head bail, lockup, treatment stall, rotary stall or yard race.

To remove active ear tags you will need:

Watch the video to learn:

  • How to remove an active collar tag

  • How to remove an active ear tag

  • How to re-use an active tag on a new animal

  • How to store an active tag.

Next steps:

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