New GAM tags offer latest technology for individual animal ID
Global Animal Management Inc. (GAM), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, has announced its next generation of electronic identification (EID) tags to help livestock producers verify their animals’ age, source, and health management protocols. FULL STORY »
R-CALF testifies against NAIS
R-CALF USA President/Region VI Director Max Thornsberry, invited to testify on animal identification systems before the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry, voiced the organization’s opposition to USDA’s proposed National Animal Identification System (NAIS). FULL STORY »
AVMA testifies before Congress, urges mandatory NAIS
The American Veterinary Medical Association testified on March 11 before Congress on animal identification, making the case that a mandatory nationwide program that tracks livestock is the most effective way to minimize the effects of an animal disease outbreak. FULL STORY »
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