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William C Pratt: Cattle management method and system. Micro Beef Technologies, Klarquist Sparkman Cambell Leigh & Whinston, October 24, 2000: US06135055 (87 worldwide citation)

A highly automated method and system for providing individual animal electronic identification, measurement and value based management of cattle in a large cattle feedlot. Through the use of (1) a computer system integrated with (2) automatic individual animal identification (3) multiple measurement ...


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William C Pratt: Cattle management method and system. Micro Beef Technologies, Klarquist Sparkman, November 20, 2001: US06318289 (73 worldwide citation)

A highly automated method and system for providing individual animal electronic identification, measurement and value based management of cattle in a large cattle feedlot. Through the use of (1) a computer system integrated with (2) automatic individual animal identification (3) multiple measurement ...


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William C Pratt: Cattle management method and system. Micro Beef Technologies, Klarquist Sparkman, February 11, 2003: US06516746 (70 worldwide citation)

A highly automated method and system for providing individual animal electronic identification, measurement and value based management of cattle in a large cattle feedlot. Through the use of (1) a computer system integrated with (2) automatic individual animal identification (3) multiple measurement ...


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William C Pratt: Ruminant tissue analysis at packing plants for electronic cattle management and grading meat. Micro Beef Technologies, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, March 13, 2001: US06200210 (62 worldwide citation)

A method is described comprising stunning a ruminant at a packing plant, and thereafter measuring tissue characteristics of the ruminant using a tissue imaging and analysis device prior to processing the ruminant to a carcass. Working embodiments of the method have used an ultrasound tissue imaging ...


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William C Pratt, William D McKillip: Method and system for providing animal health histories and tracking inventory of related drug usage. Micro Beef Technologies, Klarquist Sparkman, April 15, 2003: US06547726 (46 worldwide citation)

A computer-based system for providing up-to-date health histories of animals, for example, in a feedlot. The system includes indicia means associated with each animal for identifying the animal and data entry means coupled to a computer for reading the indicia means to identify the animal to the com ...


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William C Pratt: Cattle management method and system. Micro Beef Technologies, Klarquist Sparkman, October 19, 2004: US06805075 (43 worldwide citation)

A highly automated method and system for providing individual animal electronic identification, measurement and value based management of cattle in a large cattle feedlot. Through the use of (1) a computer system integrated with (2) automatic individual animal identification (3) multiple measurement ...


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William C Pratt: System and method for recycling identification tags. Micro Beef Technologies, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, October 17, 2000: US06131744 (40 worldwide citation)

A recycling system particularly useful for using, sorting and reusing large quantities of animal identification tags for use by producers, feedlots and packing plants is described. In one aspect of the invention, a plurality of unsorted, previously used and cleaned identification tags are passed thr ...


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William C Pratt: Ruminant tissue analysis at packing plants for electronic cattle management and grading meat. Micro Beef Technologies, Klarquist Sparkman, June 17, 2003: US06579236 (35 worldwide citation)

A method is described comprising stunning a ruminant at a packing plant, and thereafter measuring tissue characteristics of the ruminant using a tissue imaging and analysis device prior to processing the ruminant to a carcass. Working embodiments of the method have used an ultrasound tissue imaging ...


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William C Pratt, William D McKillip: Method and system for providing animal health histories and tracking inventory of related drug usage. Micro Beef Technologies, Klarquist Sparkman, July 15, 2003: US06592517 (31 worldwide citation)

A computer-based system for providing up-to-date health histories of animals, for example, in a feedlot. The system includes indicia means associated with each animal for identifying the animal and data entry means coupled to a computer for reading the indicia means to identify the animal to the com ...


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William C Pratt: System and method for recycling identification tags. Micro Beef Technologies, Klarquist Sparkman, May 18, 2004: US06736272 (27 worldwide citation)

A recycling system particularly useful for using, sorting and reusing large quantities of animal identification tags for use by producers, feedlots and packing plants is described. In one aspect of the invention, a plurality of unsorted, previously used and cleaned identification tags are passed thr ...