Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Why does Texas need an animal ID program?
Texas cattlemen may comment on two different animal disease traceability programs. The proposed federal and state programs will require the tagging and documentation of sexually intact cattle more than 18 months of age, all dairy cattle, and cattle and bison used for rodeos, recreational events, shows, or exhibitions. Two agriculture groups have raised questions thus far, with one group set to meet with state officials about changes in the proposed rules. See related article, right. . . .
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