Hearing to Review Animal Identification Systems

Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit | 1300 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
| Mar 11, 2009 10:30am

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Witnesses

Panel 1

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.

Panel 2

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

Panel 3

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