Cattle Cross the Border

Published: Wednesday, 11/21/2007 12:00 am EST

The U.S. border has re-opened to Canadian cattle over 30 months of age after a four-year ban by the U.S. Department of Agriculture was lifted on Monday. The border had been closed to such cattle since 2003 when a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy was found in an Alberta cow. R-CALF, a U.S. farmers' rights group, is trying to keep older Canadian cattle out of the U.S.

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