Ear tag joint venture in the US
Two animal identification businesses have formed a joint venture to increase the distribution of the AgriTag an ear tag. French-owned Allflex will manufacture Agrilabs' AgriTag, while Agrilabs will provide field sales teams and marketing support for Allflex-branded visual identification products. Agrilabs claims to have 47.1%, or $1.6bn, share of the US animal identification market. AgriTags contain an antibacterial coating that protects against infection, and comes in three sizes and four colors.