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Contact information for the companies mentioned in the “Animal Trackers” story that ran in our February 2006 issue (page 50) is listed below:

Allflex USA Inc.
Box 612266, DFW Airport, TX 75261,800/989-8247,

Cattle-Traq LLC
6220 N. Classen, Oklahoma City, OK 73118, 800/709-8727,

Digital Angel Corporation
290 Villaume Ave.,
South St. Paul, MN 55075, 800/328-0118,

Farnam Livestock Tracking Systems
301 W. Oxborn, Phoenix, AZ 85013,800/511-4744,

Optibrand Ltd. LLC
123 N. College Ave., Suite 240, Fort Collins, CO 80524,866/516-1462,

Scoring System Inc.
1800 Second St., Suite 760, Sarasota, FL 34236,877/684-0018,


You had an inquiry about Ranch Hand tractors in one of your past issues. Here is a copy of their brochure.

They made less than 10 of the item and have been out of business for some time.

A contact person if you have questions is Clayton Taylor, Taylor Fuel Systems, 423 S. Cedar St., Stockton, KS 67669, 785/425-6789.

I enjoy this page in your magazine and usually read it first.
Tom Bigge
Stockton, KS


Information about where to find Thorsen Tools, published in our February issue, was incorrect. Several years ago, Woods Industries sold Thorsen Tools to Olympia Tools. Olympia went out of business this past winter. As far as officials at Woods know, no company sells Thorsen Tools today. Woods Industries, which manufactures electrical cords, now is located at 5541 W. 74th St., Indianapolis, IN 46268, 317/844-7261.


A reader in our Mid-February issue asked where he could find parts for New Idea equipment. New Idea manure spreaders, round balers, disc mowers and other products are currently sold and supported through AGCO. For New Idea parts support, contact AGCO Parts Division in Batavia, IL, at 630/879-3300.

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