Scrapie Disease Information
To Order Eartags
To receive official sheep and goat eartags/devices for interstate movement:
Call 1-866-USDA-TAG (866-873-2824) to be connected to your local Veterinary Services Area Office or State Office and request that a premises identification number and Flock ID be assigned to your flock.
- If you want to use USDA eartags that are provided free to producers, request the number of tags that you will need for a one year period.
- If you would prefer to purchase a different kind of eartag or device, contact one of the approved tag companies listed below to purchase the eartags or device. Approved eartag companies offer a wider range of colors, styles and devices. Regular program tags are available to all producers. SFCP tags may only be used in flocks participating in the Scrapie Flock Certification Program.
The companies listed below are approved. These eartags and devices are approved for the official identification of sheep and goats in interstate commerce. There are restrictions on the use of implantable devices click here for more information.
AllFlex USA, Inc.
PO Box 612266
2805 East 12th Street
Dallas Ft. Worth Airport, TX 75261-2266
Ph: (972) 456-3686
Fax: (972) 456-3882
Contact: Ms. Kristi Carrell
(RFID- regular and SFCP and SFCP plastic eartags only)
4412 W 4th Street Road
Greeley, CO 80634
Contact: Elsie McCoy
(RFID - Avid Microchip transponder implants and scanners)
Hasco Tag Company
1101 Second Avenue
Dayton, KY 41074
Phone: (859) 261-6000
Fax: (859) 261-6002
Contacts: Mr. Tom Haas, Ms. Linda Girkin, and Ms. Cheri Willis
(Metal eartags in several colors)
Premier Sheep Supplies, Ltd.
2031 300th Street
Washington, IA 52353
Phone: (800) 282-6631
Fax: (800) 346-7992
Contact: Ms. Stephanie Sexton
(Regular and SFCP plastic visual, in several colors and sizes, and RFID eartags)
National Band and Tag Company
721 York Street, P.O. Box 72430
Newport, KY 41072-0430
Contact: Mr. Kevin Haas
(RFID tags only– regular and SFCP)