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SCA supports mandatory premises ID

News Roundup: Manitoba Beef Producers meeting, Zilmax cleared for component feeding, Merck releases intranasal vaccine

Associations SCA supports mandatory premises ID Discussions during the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association’s (SCA’s) annual general meeting January 22 in Regina gave the board direction on important initiatives for the upcoming year. “Having just come through one of the most profitable years in the cattle industry that really did encompass all segments from the primary producer […] Read more




UK DNA ear tag

New DNA sampling process to be applied to every pedigree Aberdeen Angus calf

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SEEDSTOCK Big DNA step for U.K. Aberdeen Angus – by Colin Ley The Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society in the U.K. and Ireland has introduced a new DNA sampling process to be applied immediately to every pedigree Aberdeen Angus calf at birth with the aim of “raising the bar on pedigree validation.” “With paper-based systems, mistakes […] Read more