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$33.50

5/16" Standard Plier Kit (includes 0-9 Digits & Green Paste)

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SKU

012-516PLIER

The 5/16" Standard Tattoo Plier Kit is an essential tool for livestock management, providing a reliable method for permanent animal identification.

Crafted from Strong, lightweight aluminum alloy the plier holds 4 digits and It comes with set of numerals (0-9) and a 1 oz tube of green tattoo paste.

The pliers are designed to be lightweight, reducing hand fatigue during extended use, which is crucial for clear and precise tattooing. The ear release feature is a significant advantage, ensuring that the needles disengage cleanly from the ear, preventing smudging and promoting a clear, permanent mark. The kit's ease of use and the quality of the imprint make it a staple in livestock identification, aiding in tracking and record-keeping for herd management. With the addition of nitrile gloves and ink included the tattoo plier kit is a comprehensive solution for the identification needs of sheep, pigs, goats, rabbits, and other livestock.

When using a tattoo plier for livestock identification, it's crucial to follow best practices to ensure the markings are clear, permanent, and safe for the animals.

  • Begin by restraining the animal securely, preferably in a squeeze chute, and clean the ear with rubbing alcohol to remove any wax or debris that could affect the tattoo's clarity. It's advisable to clip hair from the tattoo area for better visibility and to prevent interference with the ink.
  • Use a halter for additional control if necessary.
  • When applying the tattoo, make sure the digits are correctly aligned and the pliers are set firmly to ensure the ink penetrates the skin adequately.
  • After tattooing, use a toothbrush or similar tool to rub more ink into the punctures, enhancing the permanence of the mark.
  • Disinfect the equipment between animals to maintain biosecurity measures.
  •  Regularly check the tattoos for legibility, as hair growth can cause fading over time.
  • Lastly, prioritize human safety while working around the animals, as proper restraint is essential to prevent injuries.

 

Weight

454

 lbs.

Height

5

 in.

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