SAN MARCOS -- What do the 2011 Texas drought and cattle relocated to other states have to do with a state animal disease traceability program? Plenty, according to Dr. Dee Ellis, state veterinarian with the Texas Animal Health Commission, during the Independent Cattlemen’s Association of Texas (ICA) convention June 20-22, as he explained the identification program that will take effect Jan. 1, 2013. . . .
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