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July 12th, 2007
Special ink to mark livestock is in trial stage
The radio-frequency identification product Mays and Pydynowski hope to bring to market will allow producers of cattle, sheep, goats, hogs and other hair-bearing livestock (but not poultry) to mark, identify and track their animals with an ink tattoo.
It's a form of nanotechnology, using the molecular structure of an ink approved by the Food and Drug Administration to identify livestock.
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