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Animal Disease Traceability System AIN Tags

The ADT program is a mandatory, cooperative Federal-State- Industry program, providing a standardized information system for Federal and State animal-health authorities to use in responding to animal-disease events in the United States.

In order to obtain AIN tags, producers must first register their premises and obtain a premises identification number (PIN) from their state animal health authority. A database record of specific AIN tags distributed to each premises is maintained, so producers should not share or make their AIN tags available to other producers.

Producers may apply the AIN tags at their convenience and at the time most suitable to their operation, but before an animal leaves their premises.