Why Biometrics Plays an Important Role in Animal Identification?

biometric animal identification

Cattle identification has recently played an influential role towards understanding disease trajectory, vaccination, production management, and animal ownership assignment. Cattle identification and tracking is defined as the process of accurately recognizing individual cattle and their products via a unique identifier or marker. In the past, some traditional methods such as ear tags, branding, tattooing, and…

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Utilizing Iris Biometrics for Animal Identification

Utilizing Iris Biometrics for Animal Identification

Cattle identification and trace-ability are important to control disease and maintain consumer confidence in farm products. In North America, cattle identification, such as hot branding (or mark/ tattoo) has been used extensively to show the ownership of cattle and to manage the herd for production, health and breeding decisions. However, these traditional methods for marking…

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