Livestock Group Opposing Change to Slaughter Transport Rules

The Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) issued a statement Jan. 7 indicating that the organization is not in support of the USDA's proposed rule on transporting horses. The LMA said the proposed rule, which would ban the use of double-decker trailers for slaughter-bound horses going to a stockyard, feedlot, or assembly point, sets up "an unauthorized administrative and enforcement

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