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valmet10

  • Joined Mar 2016
eartags for weaners
« on: December 06, 2018, 06:26:05 pm »
what tags are people using ,just tag some weaners that are of to market with fearing ultra r tags , didn't like them , been trying to find something else
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fsmnutter

  • Joined Oct 2012
  • Fettercairn, Aberdeenshire
Re: eartags for weaners
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2018, 07:54:21 pm »
I use shearwell button tags, I think they seem fine, I've several sows and meat castrates that have had to move house with me that have all retained tags well with no issues as well.

Black Sheep

  • Joined Sep 2015
  • Briercliffe
    • Monk Hall Farm
Re: eartags for weaners
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2018, 07:35:11 am »
Shearwell buttons too. Easy to pop in, no problems with retention (of six so far). We got different colours so we can tell the pigs apart easily :)

PK

  • Joined Mar 2015
  • West Suffolk
    • Notes from a Suffolk Smallholding
Re: eartags for weaners
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2018, 09:01:18 am »
Shearwells button tags for me too.

valmet10

  • Joined Mar 2016
Re: eartags for weaners
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2018, 01:06:32 pm »
thanks will have a look at shearwell ones , the fearings bittons are same size as cattle one just seam very large , also they took some getting through there ears

 

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