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Selling Whole Animals for Custom Processing


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On November 19, 2019 Farm Bureau, CDFA and UCCE partnered on a workshop to explain AB 2114 and the new opportunity for cattle ranchers to sell whole or partial animals to their customers for custom processing.


The contents from this workshop were compiled into a webpage devoted to the topic of Selling Whole Animals for Custom Processing.  You can view that page here:


See a full agenda for the workshop here and check out the presenters' slides and contact information below:


CDFA Meat, Poultry & Egg Safety Branch – Licensed and Registered Operations
Fernando M Umayam Jr, DVM
Northern Area Supervising Veterinarian (OOC)
(916) 900-5004
CDFA-MPES Inspected Plants Presentation
AB 2114 – How to Sell Whole Animals for Custom Processing
Vince Trotter
Agricultural Ombudsman
UCCE Marin County
(415) 473-4204
AB 2114 How-To Presentation
Brand Inspection
John Suther
Branch Chief
CDFA Bureau of Livestock Identification
(916) 900–5006
Brand Inspection Presentation
Ranch Slaughter Economics
Stephanie Larson, PhD
Livestock Range Mgmt Advisor
UCCE Sonoma County
(707) 565-2621
No Slides
Cattle Health & Management
John Harper
Livestock & Nat. Resources Advisor
UCCE Mendocino, Lake County
(707) 463-4495
No Slides