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Shearwell Metal EID Cattle Tag


The Shearwell Metal Cattle EID Tag is a revolutionary product, combining excellent retention and RFID capabilities. Designed by the Shearwell team who brought you the market leading sheep SET Tag, the Metal Cattle EID tag has been designed around the very popular Ketchum tag, which has been a favourite of livestock farmers for many years.

Shearwell Data Ltd is the first company in the world to offer an official metal EID tag for cattle, that combines the durability of a metal tag with the reliability and RFID capabilities of an EID tag. It has been trialled on farms around the country, with huge success.

Features include:

  • Designed for excellent retention capabilities
  • Made from Stainless Steel
  • Incorporates RFID capabilities (ISO 11784/11785 – 134.2kHz)
  • Tag number applied using permanent laser mark process
  • Tamper resistant
  • Tamper evident
  • Supplied in strips of 20 tags

“It’s early days but so far we are very pleased with the new Shearwell Metal Cattle EID tag. We have tagged over 800 cattle without a problem – absolutely brilliant”

Mr Hulme, Canterbury

“Easy to apply to my cows ears, combined with high retention rates and easy reading because of the added benefit of the EID element. The Shearwell Metal cattle EID tag is certainly the way forward for me”

Mr Wilson, Lanarkshire