Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 50 issue 2 (april 2016) : 260-264

Employing ultrahigh-frequency RFID technology on deer farm managment

Liang Hsiao-Mei *1, Wang Chih-Hua, Kang Shann-Ren, Hsuuw Yan-Der2, Hung Kuo-Hsiang1
1<p>Kaohsiung Animal Propagation Station, Livestock Research Institute, Pingtung, 91247, Taiwan.</p>
Cite article:- *1 Hsiao-Mei Liang, Chih-Hua Wang, Shann-Ren Kang, Yan-Der2 Hsuuw, Kuo-Hsiang1 Hung (2015). Employing ultrahigh-frequency RFID technology on deer farm managment . Indian Journal of Animal Research. 50(2): 260-264. doi: 10.18805/ijar.5541.

This project uses ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) ear tags and readers with a readable range of 3 to 5 m. Forty stags were tagged with radio-frequency identification (RFID) ear tags and allocated into 20 pens. When deer with RFID ear tags walked through the aisle, handheld RFID readers, used as personal digital assistants (PDAs), and stationary RFID readers in frequency range received signals from the tags, and individual deer tag data were transmitted immediately and completely through wireless PDAs to a computer. The inputted data were sent to the deer-farm management system to be collated and organized. Farmers obtained individual deer data without approaching the deer, which decreased the risk of the deer attacking. Employing UHF-RFID technology integrated with software contributes to enhancing the efficiency of deer identification and farm management.

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