Tattoo Marking

Tattoo Marks On Dark Pigmented Animals

To combat stock theft the tattoo mark is compulsory in South Africa

  • Materials and methods in photos
  • It is important that the correct procedure be followed:
  • Enough ink must be used.
  • The ear must be well cleaned.
  • The ink must be rubbed in well to ensure that the mark remains permanent, visible and readable long after marking.
  • To read – clean ear again, with a wet rag or mentholated spirits or shine a light behind the ear.

Here are a few pictures to illustrate how tattoo marking should be done:


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