A Stick Reader from Shearwell comes complete with everything you'll need to record, store and forward your animal IDs.
One person with this Stick Reader can quickly and accurately identify the electronic IDs of your livestock. In a pen, in a race or out in the field, simply point, scan, record and store the data – up to 16,000 animals and up to 26 management groups.
The Stick Reader is rugged, and built for a hard day’s work out on the farm. It has easy, single-button operation and a large display. And when you’re done, just transfer the data wirelessly over to your office computer or even to your mobile.
What's included with every Stick Reader:
• Shearwell Stick Reader (SDL400S or SDL440S)
• 4 x AA rechargeable battery pack
• AA battery charger
• 240V adaptor cable for charger
• 12V adaptor cable for charger
• PC software on CD & downloadable Mac version
• Android™ & iPhone® Apps available
Get hard copy records on-the-fly, Scan and record the animal’s ID, print out the data and pin it to the fleece after shearing, for example. At around 350g (including battery and paper roll) this is a lightweight unit that produces easy-to-read thermal print-outs. You’ll get a decent working day’s battery life producing animal ID print-outs before needing to recharge. Battery charging takes 2 - 3 hours.
This NLIS-compliant EID tag layout has the PIC and the NLIS Serial Number on the underside. The NLIS Serial Number format is defined here The property name is printed on the top over 2 lines. If not required "DO NOT REMOVE" will be printed instead.
Your brand is also printed on the top - prefix any lazy characters with a minus sign. This will both tell us which character is lazy and show them correctly in the preview.
Tick the check box to request a tag bucket file listing the EID identifiers for each printed number.
Please note that colours displayed on your monitor may appear different from the actual tag colour and that the layout previews are indicative only, designed to show relative sizes of text, fonts and position. The previews may not be pixel-perfect!
The EID (electronic identification) numbers are read from either electronic tags or bolus) and sent to EID Connect where they are stored in a group with other reads. The data can be shared via cloud storage, email or stored locally on the device.
• Use the app with a Shearwell EID Stick Reader
• Send tag reads to EID Connect wirelessly by Bluetooth
• Count animals with EID tags accurately and easily
• Download tags from the Stick Reader's memory
• Group tag reads for management purposes
Please Note: iPhone app will only connect to the blue-handled Stick Reader (SDL440S)
Use this app with your Shearwell Data RFID Stick Reader to retrieve reads from the Stick Reader's memory, configure the Stick Reader according to your needs and ensure the Stick Reader's date and time settings are correct.
Tag reads you have downloaded with the app can be saved as a TextEdit file, a Numbers formatted spread sheet (if Numbers is available) or pasted into another application.
If you need a Bluetooth dongle for your Windows PC, we can supply one.
Count sheep and store that sheep data on your phone. The Sheep Counter Mobile app connects to RFID readers for an accurate, convenient record.
• Integrates with our RFID readers
• Count sheep fast and accurately
• Email tag list
The Sheep Counter App is a free download for Android Phones. It connects with Stick Readers and Race Readers and takes the EID data from those devices and lets you monitor the count, add comments and store it all on the phone or tablet memory card and email everything wherever you need it (requires Android 2.2 operating system). Available free from Google Play.