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Canadian Angus Association
#292140 Wagon
Wheel Blvd
Rocky View County, Alberta T4A 0E2
Phone: (403) 571-3580
Toll Free: 1 (888) 571-3580
Fax: (403) 571-3599

 

Commercial Programs — Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed Tag Program

Commercial Contacts:
Brian Good
Commercial Fieldman
(403) 391-4037

 

 

 

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Program Requirements

How to Order

Links

Angus Tag Photos

BIXS

 

The Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed Tag Program identifies Angus and Angus cross cattle.

Program Advantages

  • Tagged animals are in high demand by Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed beef programs; sell direct or through one of the 169 Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed Feeder Sales across Canada (for a printable copy of the Feeder Sales, click here)

  • Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed tags visually and electronically identify Angus and Angus cross cattle. It’s our guarantee that the animal bearing the tag has a minimum of 50% Angus genetics.

  • Free third party age verification—we will take care of the paperwork for you

  • Angus tag numbers can be cross-referenced to registration papers and are an alternative form of animal identification

  • CCIA compliant tag—no other tag is required for national identification

  • Tags are eligible under the Government of Alberta’s Age Verification Incentive Program; you can get your tags for free (residents of Alberta only)

  • The use of Angus RFID tags (Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed Tags) allows you to also purchase Angus dangle tags or the new Angus A-Tags

Program Requirements

  • Cattle must have at least one registered Angus parent.

  • Registration papers/semen receipt/lease of parent must be in the tag buyer’s name.

  • Also accepted as proof of eligibility are: signed affidavit from community pasture identifying the bull(s) used, embryo transfer slip, signed affidavit identifying bull in a family co-owned herd, and a signed affidavit from the original breeder identifying the registered Angus bull in the case of bred females being sold.

How to Order

  1. Five ordering options:
    a)  order online
    b)  mail the order form and payment to the Canadian Angus Association office
    c)  fax the completed forms to 403-571-3599
    d)  call 1-888-571-3580 during office hours
     

  2. Tags are shipped through Canada Post. Rush shipping is available through Purolator Courier; a street address is required. Tags are shipped from Edmonton within 1 business day of ordering.  There is an additional charge for rush shipments.

Attention cattle producers:

If an animal is sold as registered or identified as a purebred, then the animal
MUST be transferred to the buyer within six months of the date of sale.
Purebred bulls need to be transferred to commercial buyers.

 

Links

Download a Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed Tag Program brochure

Frequently Asked Questions

Age Verification Instructions

Angus Tag Gift Certificate: incentive for bull customers

Successful Tagging: Tips for Tag Retention

 

Angus Tag Photos

Angus RFID tag
 


Angus RFID tag with medium herd management tag
dimensions: 3" x 2 1/4"
 

Angus RFID tag with large herd management tag
dimensions: 4" x 3"
an Angus breed identifier is embedded in the tag's electronic code Optional herd management tags are available blank or matched to RFID tags Optional herd management tags are available blank or matched to RFID tags

If you have questions about the Angus tag program, please contact Cheryl at the Canadian Angus Association at 1-888-571-3580.

 

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For more information on CBBC-BIXS and the Angus breed’s involvement or to request a user name and password, contact Cheryl by email.