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SAN ANGELO, Texas — Since a new framework for animal disease traceability was introduced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture last year, cattle raisers have been up in arms for fear that the centuries-old hot-iron branding methods may be on the way out. Instead, the USDA wants every cow to have a unique numerical ID, […]

Editorial note: Although thousands of people have traveled the nation to express opposition and concerns about Animal ID enforcements, it appears none were heard by USDA and now a new round of talks are starting. One wonders what part of the USDA ID programs offered in the past the government did not understand or hear. […]