If you wondered why your city council is currently so interested in a “multi-use development, walkability and bike paths“, you need to read up on the Agenda. You haven’t been doing your homework. New forms of walking have been decreed as “sustainable”, while the old forms are now called “unsustainable”.
It does not matter if your cattle make good use of cattle trails at the moment. The psychological turmoil that we will cause by just threatening them with top-down edicts (and the unjustifiable cost) will be priceless in bringing them into submission.