KLA Provides Input On Animal Traceability Proposal
KLA staff recently participated in a meeting about USDA’s proposed animal disease traceability system. FULL STORY »
KLA: USDA Gathering Input On Animal Traceability System
KLA staff participated in a USDA animal disease traceability meeting earlier this week in Kansas City, MO. The meeting provided an opportunity for livestock industry participants to learn about and provide feedback on the proposed framework for animal disease traceability (ADT). FULL STORY »
BeefTalk: Source & Age Verification, Ouch!
Source and age verification has a bite to it. As producers, many of the management discussions are relatively painless. The discussion is free and opinions often are welcomed. Sometimes a particular view of a subject can change when other opinions are brought to the table.
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Certified Cattle Could Bring Higher Premiums To Southern Illinois Ranchers
A relatively simple procedure that verifies where and when cattle are born could allow ranchers in southern Illinois to trade lower commodity prices for higher premiums according to a recent research project conducted at the University of Illinois. FULL STORY »
Video: Dr. Ron DeHaven Explains The Need For An Animal ID System
A recent decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to scrap a national animal identification system could seriously hinder U.S. veterinarians' ability to track diseased animals and prevent the spread of those diseases -- diseases that could spread to humans and cost U.S. farmers millions of dollars.
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More and more producers understand the value of age-, source- and process-verifying their cattle. Help your clients capture and certify this information by becoming a Tri-Merit facilitator. FULL STORY »
Global Animal Management (GAM) offers new age and source verification functionality
Global Animal Management Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, is making age and source verification easier for sale barns, feedlots and dairy calf ranches by offering new functionality that allows them to age and source verify cattle on-site in compliance with USDA Process Verified Programs. FULL STORY »
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 »
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