U.S. Lawmakers Press Fish & Wildlife Service to Address Avian Predators Damage to Aquaculture
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Representatives Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) urged the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to address federal rules that limit the ability of catfish farmers and livestock producers to fight losses due to predatory birds.
The Mississippi lawmakers signed a bicameral letter that asks the FWS to give livestock and aquaculture producers flexibility in protecting their animals from avian predators shielded under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA)...
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