Hearing to Review Animal Identification Systems
| Mar 11, 2009 10:30am
WASHINGTON – On March 11, 2009, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry held a hearing to review animal identification systems. Representative David Scott of Georgia is the Chairman of the Subcommittee.
Dr. John R. Clifford , D.V.M., Deputy Administrator, Veterinary Services, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Bill Nutt , President-Elect, Georgia Cattlemen's Association, on behalf of National Cattlemen's Beef Association Cattle Health and Well-Being Committee, Cedartown, Georgia
Dr. R.M. (Max) Thornsberry , D.V.M., President of the Board, R-CALF USA, Richland, Missouri
Mr. Donald P. Butler , President, National Pork Producers Council, Clinton, North Carolina
Dr. Karen Jordan , D.V.M., Owner, Large Animal Veterinary Services, Co-owner, Brush Creek Swiss Farms, on behalf of National Milk Producers Federation, Siler City, North Carolina
Dr. W. Ron DeHaven , D.V.M., M.B.A., Chief Executive Officer, American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, Illinois
Dr. Rob Williams , Counsellor (Agriculture), Embassy of Australia, Washington, D.C. Accompanied by Mr. Dean Merrilees, Minister Counsellor (Agriculture), Embassy of Australia, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Kerry St. Cyr , Executive Director, Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA), Calgary, Alberta, Canada