Action Alert (Texas): Tell the Texas Animal Health Commission to Treat Small Producers Fairly

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) is proposing a new rule on cattle identification, and we need you to speak up for small producers!

Previously, the TAHC had adopted a requirement that all adult cattle be tagged upon change of ownership, with no exemptions. Due to the objections of many groups and the debate during the Texas legislative session, the agency agreed to repeal that rule and replace it with a rule that included a direct-to-slaughter exemption.

The TAHC has now done that … sort of.

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