When tattooing your animal, your personal herd prefix goes in the right ear & the year tattoo prefix and number you assign goes in the left ear.


To determine the left or right ear stand behind the animal and look towards the back of the head.

RIGHT

LEFT

USBGA TATTOO LETTERS​​

  • 2019 Tattoo Prefix : J
  • 2018 Tattoo Prefix : H
  • 2017 Tattoo Prefix : G
  • 2016 Tattoo Prefix : F
  • 2015 Tattoo Prefix : E
  • 2014 Tattoo Prefix : D
  • 2013 Tattoo Prefix : C
  • 2012 Tattoo Prefix : B
  • 2011 Tattoo Prefix : A
  • 2010 Tattoo Prefix : Z
  • 2009 Tattoo Prefix : Y
  • 2008 Tattoo Prefix : X
  • 2007 Tattoo Prefix : W
  • 2006 Tattoo Prefix : V
  • 2005 Tattoo Prefix : T


Note: The letter should correspond with the year the animal was born.  (Ex. If the animal was the first born on your farm in 2015 then the left ear tattoo could be E01)

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