How to upload a movement file

This file can be used to upload animal movement records to the NAIT system.

Your CSV file will need to include all of the column headings, in the correct order. This includes headings for optional columns you are leaving blank.

ColumnHeadingFormat
ASending NAIT NumberThe NAIT number of the entity sending the animal must be entered.
BReceiving NAIT NumberThe NAIT number of the entity receiving the animal must be entered.
CNAIT RFIDThis is the unique 16 character code that relates to the NAIT tag. This information is provided by tag manufacturers or can be read with a scanner. It does not have to be provided if a NAIT Visual ID is provided. Examples that will be accepted include: - 00000 0 982 000196588496 - 942 000002422333 - 982 000161531687 - 0982000190869343 - 0982 000190869343
DNAIT Visual Tag NumberThis is the information printed on the outside of the tag. It does not have to be provided if a NAIT RFID is provided.
EExternal Record IDYou can choose to enter a reference number of your own, e.g. 1, 2, 3, 4. This will make it easier for you to identify which record (row of your spreadsheet) is incorrect if you make a mistake in your CSV.
FDate SentOnly complete this column if you are sending the animal from your NAIT number. Only one date can be entered per animal sent. The date may be up to four days in advance. Date information must be in a recognisable format, e.g. dd/mm/yyyy, dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm:ss, yyyy-mm-dd etc. Please note any time component will not be stored in the database.
GDate ReceivedOnly complete this column if you are receiving the animal at your NAIT number. Only one date can be entered per animal sent. The date may be up to four days in advance. Date information must be in a recognisable format, e.g. dd/mm/yyyy, dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm:ss, yyyy-mm-dd etc. Please note any time component will not be stored in the database.