This document was last updated September 12, 2005.
The purpose of this historical document is to provide the food animal supply chain with expanded RFID capabilities that can be used for Animal Identification and Tracking by utilizing existing ISO standards in two defined implementation paths;
Low Frequency (LF) - ISO 11784, ISO 11785, ISO 14223.
Ultra High Frequency (UHF) - ISO/IEC 18000-6B, ISO/IEC 18000-6C (when published), ISO/IEC 15961, ISO/IEC 15962, ISO/IEC 15434, and Section 9 of this document.
UHF transponders and interrogators that meet the requirements of this document shall comply with ISO/IEC 18000-6B and ISO/IEC 18000-6C (when published), and all equipment shall operate in accordance with local radio regulations. Until ISO declares ISO/IEC 18000-6B inactive, UHF interrogators that meet the requirements of this document shall comply with both of these air interface protocols.
The frequency path chosen shall define the applicable data coding standard(s);
· UHF: ISO/IEC 15961, ISO/IEC 15962, ISO/IEC 15434, and Section 9 of this document
This document applies specifically to production food animals from birth through receipt at a slaughterhouse.
AIM will be the registering and maintaining authority for the DI 8N. 8N assignments are shown with the AIM Extended Data Element Qualifier (ex., 8NG where "8N" is the DI and "G" is the qualifier for Sex).
The most current list and form to request additional assignments are found in the AIM Extended Data Elements for RFID Food Animal ID historical document in the AIM Store. Simply visit: