Establishment of Hanwoo(Korean Cattle, Bos taurus, Linn.) Traceability System Using Radio Frequency Identification(RF-ID)

전자식별칩(RF-ID)을 이용한 한우 생산이력추적시스템 도입

  • Seo, K. S. (Animal Genetic Improvement Division, National Institute of Animal Science, RDA) ;
  • Kim, S. (Animal Genetic Improvement Division, National Institute of Animal Science, RDA) ;
  • Lee, J.G. (Division of Applied Life Science, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Sohn, Y.G. (RFLeader Co. Ltd., Seongnam Kyeongki) ;
  • Salces, A.J. (Animal Genetic Improvement Division, National Institute of Animal Science, RDA) ;
  • Choi, T.J. (Animal Genetic Improvement Division, National Institute of Animal Science, RDA)
  • Published : 2008.02.01


This study was conducted to develop a traceability system for systematic animal identifi- cation to increase efficiency of animal production, post production and processing to ensure that quality and sanitary meat products reach the consumers of the entire country. The new animal identification traceability system was designed for easy management, data collection and storage considering bar code, registration number and farm number.Specifically the system aimed 1) To provide standard radio frequency technology identification (RF-ID) for livestock management, standard of ear tag, microchip and ear tag identification equipment, 2) To guarantee meat product label thereby safeguarding the consumers 3) To give incentives to farmers for producing quality meat products and 4) To provide unified system for national livestock management.Results of the research which started in July 2003 which was used by several farmers’ cooperatives and Department Store revealed the feasibility of using the RF-ID system although much will be done to conform to global nomenclatures.

본 연구는 전자식별칩(RF-ID)를 활용한 생산이력추적 시스템을 도입하여 가축의 생산, 도축, 가공 및 유통단계에 있어 효율성을 증진시키고 소비자들에게 질 좋고 위생적인 한우육을 제공할 수 있도록 발전시키기 위하여 수행하였다. 생산이력추적 시스템의 기본이 되는 새로운 개체식별 바코드, 등록번호 및 농장번호를 고려하여 관리, 자료의 수집과 저장이 용이하도록 설계되었다. 특히 이 시스템은 1) 가축관리를 위하여 표준 전자 식별칩(RF-ID), 표준이표, 마이크로칩 그리고 이표식별 장비를 제공하고, 2) 한우육 상표 보장을 통해 소비자를 보호하고 3) 품질 좋은 한우육을 생산하는 농가에게 인센티브를 제공하고 4) 국가적 개체관리에 있어 획일한 시스템을 제공하는데 그 목적이 있다. 몇몇 농가조합에 적용한 결과와 모 백화점에서 실시한 시범사업 결과 RF-ID 시스템 사용에 대한 가능성을 볼 수 있었다.



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