Sciweavers

Share
JTAER
2007

The National Livestock Identification System: The Importance of Traceability in E-Business

10 years 1 months ago
The National Livestock Identification System: The Importance of Traceability in E-Business
This paper aims to explore how Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) can be utilized on dairy farms to enhance total farm management. There is a growing worldwide trend for countries to implement whole-of-life traceability systems for livestock, and RFID is clearly the dominant technology being chosen to achieve this aim. In line with this global trend, and to meet the requirements of key trading partners (such as the EU), Australia has implemented the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) to provide whole-of-life traceability for livestock– a system based on the use of RFID devices. As such, it is proposed that dairy farmers utilise RFID so as to not only comply with NLIS requirements, but to extend the use of RFID onto their farms so as to provide additional benefits for themselves through subsequent enhancements in farm management practices. Key words: Radio Frequency Identification, Livestock, Traceability, Total Farm Management 49 Adam TrevarthenThe National Livestock...
Adam Trevarthen
Added 16 Dec 2010
Updated 16 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2007
Where JTAER
Authors Adam Trevarthen
Comments (0)
books