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Alpha Angle System Branding

Tool for decoding the Alpha Angle Branding System generally applied on mustang horses and allowing their numerical identification.

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Alpha Angle System Branding

Alpha Angle Branding Decoder

See also: Pigpen Cipher

Alpha Angle Branding Encoder


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What is Alpha Angle branding system? (Definition)

The International Alpha Angle System is a freeze marking/branding system for livestock and especially horses, in particular mustangs (wild horse from the American continent).

How to encrypt using Alpha Angle system?

The marking system consists of replacing the 10 digits with simpler signs based on bars and right angles according to the lookup table:

0char(48)1char(49)2char(50)3char(51)4char(52)
5char(53)6char(54)7char(55)8char(56)9char(57)
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The coded number is that of the animal, for horses the Alpha Angle code is noted on the left side of the neck.

Example: 123 is encoded char(49)char(50)char(51)

How to decrypt Alpha Angle code?

The code should be read according to the correspondence table above.

Depending on the country or state of origin, the code may have partial meaning such as a year of birth.

How to recognize a Alpha Angle branding? (Identification)

The symbols used are right angles (in the 4 elementary directions, up, down, left, right and the 4 diagonals northeast, northwest, southeast, southwest) or a double vertical or horizontal bar (like an equal sign).

All references to cattle, horses, mustangs, cowboys, branding are clues.

Some characters look like the pig-pen cipher.

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