Michigan’s increase in Bovine TB outbreaks linked to weather?

Michigan’s increase in Bovine TB outbreaks linked to weather?

Nicole Heslip

Brownfield Ag News

The Michigan state veterinarian says the recent uptick in bovine tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks could be weather related. Dr. James Averill tells Brownfield the department’s hypothesis is that the prevalence of bovine TB has increased in the wild deer population which has increased the risk of it spreading to the cattle herd.

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