Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Lesson 4 Good Production Practice #4 Identify and Track All Treated Animals.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Lesson 4 Good Production Practice #4 Identify and Track All Treated Animals."— Presentation transcript:

1 Lesson 4 Good Production Practice #4 Identify and Track All Treated Animals.

2 2 Good Production Practice 4 Objectives This lesson will help you to: –Identify tools and methods for identification of pigs or pens –Explain the importance of identifying and tracking all treated animals

3 3 Good Production Practice 4 Animal Identification Important management tool Record performance measurements Track –Treated pigs –Ownership and movement of pigs –Disease outbreaks

4 4 Good Production Practice 4 Animal Identification Permanent –Ear notching –Tattoo Temporary –Ear tag –Paint brand –Animal markers  Marking crayon  Marking stick

5 5 Good Production Practice 4 Permanent Animal Identification Ear notching –Right ear  Litter number –Left ear  Pig number Read ear notches beginning with litter number –Ex. 23 – 4  Born in the 23rd litter  Was the fourth pig identified

6 6 Good Production Practice 4 Permanent Animal Identification Litter NumberPig Number = = 12

7 7 Good Production Practice 4 Permanent Animal Identification Tattoos –Permanent –Hard to read from distance

8 8 Good Production Practice 4 Temporary Animal Identification Ear tags Paint brands Markings using: –Marking crayons or –Marking sticks

9 9 Good Production Practice 4 Animal Identification Group tracking: –May be used when an entire group of animals have the same withdrawal time  Unit may be a pen, room or building –Used in commercial operations

10 10 Good Production Practice 4 Animal Identification Record the individual identification of any animal that you treat This will help ensure that you can identify the same animal again

11 11 Good Production Practice 4 Tracking Treated Animals Animal treatment should be accompanied by a written record Medication and treatment records –Help ensure food safety throughout the food supply chain

12 12 Good Production Practice 4 Tracking Treated Animals Medication records DateAnimal ID Product name Amount given RouteGiven byWithdrawal time Sept Penicillin10 ccIMChuck10 days

13 13 Good Production Practice 4 National Animal Identification System (NAIS) USDA - NAIS Information system to enhance response to U.S. animal disease events State/Federal/Industry cooperative effort Provides oversight and coordination of species-specific program standards for identification –The pork industry has developed the Swine ID Plan

14 14 Good Production Practice 4 Premises Identification Premises Identification Number (PIN) Key component of NAIS and the Swine ID Plan –Seven alphanumeric characters that uniquely identify a physical location where livestock may be located. During natural or disease disasters, PINs will support: –Faster traceback capability –Faster determination of the extent of the outbreak or event –Faster implementation of disease control measures and response activities –Better business planning to diminish the effects of an outbreak or event –Better communications to producers in areas affected by disasters

15 15 Good Production Practice 4 Take-Home Message Learn how to read ear notches Establish how you will identify your animals Use identification to aid in keeping treatment records

16 16 Good Production Practice 4 Summary Identify tools and methods for identification of pigs/pens Understand the importance of identifying and tracking all treated animals

17 17 Good Production Practice 4 Youth Pork Quality Assurance Plus


Download ppt "Lesson 4 Good Production Practice #4 Identify and Track All Treated Animals."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google