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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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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 »

NAIS costs versus benefits

The benefit-cost analysis of the National Animal Identification System is available from Kansas State University’s AgManager Web site. FULL STORY »

Traceability Conference

Iowa State University has scheduled the Agricultural and Food Traceability Conference for June 9 and 10, in Des Moines, Iowa. 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 »

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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