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Cattle Branding Controversy #102287

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 04, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Kennett Sq., Pennsylvania: Roger Caras) Controversy over government's effort to make face branding of dairy cattle mandatory explained, discussed; scenes shown. [Dairy farmer Robert MILLS, Senior - opposes branding.] Basis of government plan outlined on screen, discussed. [Agriculture Department spokesperson Earle BEDENBAUGH - defs. face branding.] [Veterinarian Dr. Lawrence SOMA - notes sensitivity of face to pain and incrd. potential for injury.] Dairy farmers mentioned not branding cows; implications for potential danger to cows due to dairy farmers' inexperience cited. Temporary restraint order said issued today.

Caras, Roger;
Jennings, Peter

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