ND orders TB testing for California, New Mexico livestock imports

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The North Dakota State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) has tightened restrictions on imports of California and New Mexico livestock in response to confirmed cases of bovine tuberculosis in those states.

“The identification of additional herds infected with TB in California and New Mexico means both states will probably soon see their TB-accredited free status downgraded,” said Dr. Susan Keller. “The Board of Animal Health has ordered additional tuberculosis testing for livestock entering North Dakota from those states to protect our livestock and our TB-free status.”

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