Allen Chester, who farms near Lisbon, New York, talks with Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News about the proposed APHIS regulation on RFID ear tags and NDHIA’s support.
Chester’s herd has been on DHI for many years and he also have Registered Holsteins, both of which requiring permanent ID for the cattle. He discusses what kind of ID system he is using. To see the complete rule and instructions for filing comments, go to https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/07/06/2020-14463/use-of-radio-frequency-identification-tags-as-official-identification-in-cattle-and-bison
National DHIA is supporting this effort and is inviting all producers to do the same.
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