Ear Tag Identification Set for Larger Rodents

Ear Tag Identification Set for Larger Rodents

This Ear Tag Identification Set provides an easy method of permanently tagging laboratory animals.

Each Set includes: one Ear Punch; one Gauge; 500 6 x 10 mm (0.25 x 0.39 in) Aluminum Tags numbered consecutively from 1 to 500; 500 9.5 mm (0.375 in) diameter Aluminum Washers and 500 9.5 mm (0.375 in) diameter; and 500 Plastic Washers in 5 colors (100 each of red, blue, green, white and orange). The colored washers allow identification of the animal’s sex, strain, litter, etc.

  • Permanent tags 
  • Colored Washers provide color-coding for trait-specific identification 
  • Not suitable for mice

Item# Description U.S. List Price Quantity
52-4702 Ear Tag Identification Set
52-4703 Replacement Ear Tag Gauge, For use with 52-4702
52-4704 Ear Tag Identification Set Replacement Washers, Aluminum, Diameter 9.5 mm (0.375 in), For use with 52-4702, Pkg. of 100
52-4706 Ear Tag Identification Set Replacement Washers, Plastic Red, Diameter 9.5 mm (0.375 in), For use with 52-4702, Pkg. of 100
52-4708 Ear Tag Identification Set Replacement Washers, Plastic Blue, Diameter 9.5 mm (0.375 in), For use with 52-4702, Pkg. of 100
52-4710 Ear Tag Identification Set Replacement Washers, Plastic Green, Diameter 9.5 mm (0.375 in), For use with 52-4702, Pkg. of 100
52-4712 Ear Tag Identification Set Replacement Washers, Plastic White, Diameter 9.5 mm (0.375 in), For use with 52-4702, Pkg. of 100
52-4714 Ear Tag Identification Set Replacement Washers, Plastic Orange, Diameter 9.5 mm (0.375 in), For use with 52-4702, Pkg. of 100
52-4705 Ear Tag Identification Set Replacement Washers, Aluminum, Diameter 15.9 mm (0.625 in), For use with 52-4702, Pkg. of 100
52-4707 Ear Tag Identification Set Replacement Washers, Plastic Red, Diameter 15.9 mm (0.625 in), For use with 52-4702, Pkg. of 100
52-4709 Ear Tag Identification Set Replacement Washers, Plastic Blue, Diameter 15.9 mm (0.625 in), For use with 52-4702, Pkg. of 100
52-4711 Ear Tag Identification Set Replacement Washers, Plastic Green, Diameter 15.9 mm (0.625 in), For use with 52-4702, Pkg. of 100
52-4713 Ear Tag Identification Set Replacement Washers, Plastic White, Diameter 15.9 mm (0.625 in), For use with 52-4702, Pkg. of 100
52-4715 Ear Tag Identification Set Replacement Washers, Plastic Orange, Diameter 15.9 mm (0.625 in), For use with 52-4702, Pkg. of 100
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This Ear Tag Identification Set provides an easy method of permanently tagging laboratory animals.

Each Set includes: one Ear Punch; one Gauge; 500 6 x 10 mm (0.25 x 0.39 in) Aluminum Tags numbered consecutively from 1 to 500; 500 9.5 mm (0.375 in) diameter Aluminum Washers and 500 9.5 mm (0.375 in) diameter; and 500 Plastic Washers in 5 colors (100 each of red, blue, green, white and orange). The colored washers allow identification of the animal’s sex, strain, litter, etc.

  • Permanent tags 
  • Colored Washers provide color-coding for trait-specific identification 
  • Not suitable for mice

The tagging procedure is simple. A small hole is made in the animal’s ear with the Ear Punch provided. The 7 mm (0.28 in) prongs of the ‘T’ shaped Ear Tag are inserted through the hole. An Aluminum Washer and a Colored Washer (if desired) are placed over the prongs. The Gauge is placed between the animal’s ear and the aluminum washer and the prongs are bent flat in opposite directions. The Gauge provides a solid surface for bending the Ear Tag prongs flat, while acting as a temporary spacer. When the Gauge is removed there is ample room for future ear growth.

Replacement and different sized Washers are available separately. The Aluminum Washers are sold with number Tags. The Colored Plastic Washers are sold without number tags.

Specifications52-4702
Color100 each red, blue, green, white, orange
Ear Tag Prong Length0.28 in (7 mm)
Material500 Aluminum, 500 Plastic Washers
Tag Length.39 in (10 mm)
Tag Numbers1 to 500
Tag Width.25 in (6 mm)
Washer Diameter3/8 in (9.5 mm)