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Published on August 20, 2007

Author: Sharck

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Slide1:  Colorado Sheep ID Project Jay Parsons Cleon Kimberling Geri Parsons Wayne Cunningham Sheep RFID Trials 2004-2005 Thanks to funding from the Colorado Department of Agriculture and the National Scrapie Eradication Program Slide2:  Colorado Sheep andamp; Goat Identification Pilot Project Phase I: Discovery phase Phase II: Implant and Tag phase Phase III: Tracking phase Phase IV: Evaluation phase Slide3:  Preliminary Trial Jan. – Feb. 2004 Evaluation of the caudal fold of the tail as an FSIS approved site for RFID implants. 12mm Implant Single shot syringe Slide4:  Phase II Implant and Tag USDA Scrapie Tag in right ear ----------------------------------------- Treatment 1: 12 MM Digital Angel RFID implant in tail Treatment 2: 12 MM Avid RFID implant in tail Treatment 3: 12 MM AllFlex RFID implant in tail Treatment 4: Digital Angel RFID button ear tag in left ear Treatment 5: AllFlex RFID button ear tag in left ear Treatment 6: Y-Tex RFID button ear tag in left ear 300 lambs x 3 producers = 900 head Slide5:  300 lambs with three different producers Slide6:  Phase III: The Tracking Phase At lamb processing: 900 Head Implant dates: Apr. 12 – Jun. 10, 2004 Slide7:  ID Performance EID Implants 344/359 = 95.8% EID Tags 343/367 = 93.5% Scrapie Tags 600/649 = 92.4% Slide8:  ID Performance (by site) EID Implants 344/359 = 95.8% Site 1: 96.9% Site 2: 92.5% Site 3: 97.1% EID Tags 343/367 = 93.5% Site 1: 95.4% Site 2: 98.0% Site 3: 88.1% Scrapie Tags 600/649 = 92.4% Site 1: 97.7% Site 2: 95.8% Site 3: 86.1% Slide9:  ID Performance (by type) Scrapie Tags 600/649 = 92.4% One-piece metal: 364/375 = 97.1% Two-piece plastic: 236/274 = 86.1% EID Tags 343/367 = 93.5% High: 117/122 = 95.9% Mid: 113/119 = 95.0% Low: 111/121 = 91.7% EID Implants 344/359 = 95.8% High: 110/112 = 98.2% Mid: 120/125 = 96.0% Low: 114/120 = 95.0% Slide10:  ID Performance (over time) Tracking Movements:  Tracking Movements Labeling Blood Samples:  Labeling Blood Samples Slide13:  Bar code label with 15-digit EID goes on the tube and is shipped to the lab Slide14:  The lab enters the samples electronically. Results are returned electronically. Results are downloaded into the laptop The tag is read and results appear Slide15:  Sorting Slide16:  Using EID Ave. time to collect Samples = 200/hr. Ave. Lab. Time = 5days Ave. time to read Brand and sort = 420/hr. Concluding Comments:  Concluding Comments There is more than one way to ID animals. Long-term retention will be an issue. On-farm value-added management tools will continue to grow with implementation. 'Moving at the speed of commerce' is easier said than done.

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