Regional North America United States Government Executive Branch Department of Agriculture National Animal Identification System
Contains sites about the United States plan to implement a National Animal Identification System. This plan, if approved, will require all farms with one or more target animals to register their premises and tag the animals on their property. The target animals include: cattle, swine, sheep, goats, horses, poultry, bison, deer, elk, llamas, and alpacas.
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How NAIS will affect Goat Owners
Information paper written addressing the NAIS in relation to goat owners. Includes call to action and list of working group members.
National Farm Animal Identification & Records
Proponent view - an animal tag supplier. Offers overview, news, statistics, and ear tags.
No Mandatory Animal ID
Opposing view - a cattle rancher's weblog.
RFID Journal - Judge Rejects Farmers' RFID Lawsuit
The U.S. District Court dismissed claims by the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund that Michigan's mandatory cattle-tagging program violates federal laws. (July 30, 2009)
Last update:April 21, 2016 at 11:59:52 UTC