Canadian Pork Council Icon Canadian Pork Council | Traceability and Identification Program:


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • Europe: RTLS Lets Pigs Roam Free

    May 4th, 2012

    Two European farms have tested active RFID animal tags, enabling farmers to track each pig's health and location, and a number of farmers will soon install them, according to the system's providers, MKW Electronics.  In addition to the tags, there are also receivers on the walls of the pigs' covered premises, which enables farmers to see where their animals are and receive alers if their behavior has changed, signaling a possible illness or injury.

    Read More

    © Canadian Pork Council | Mobile Version