State changing cattle ID system

State changing cattle ID system

DEAN BOHN

THE SAGINAW NEWS

Farmers, cattlemen, countrymen, lend your ears … well, the ears of your livestock, anyway.

A new state law mandates that all cattle leaving the farm of origin as of Thursday, March 1, must have an electronic ear tag, known as a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag.

The tags cost $2 apiece; the applicator, $20.

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