Northern Michigan beef herd bovine TB positive
January 17, 2020 By Nicole Heslip Filed Under: Michigan, News
A medium-sized beef herd in Northern Michigan has been
confirmed positive for bovine tuberculosis.
State veterinarian Nora Wineland says the National Veterinary
Services Lab confirmed a herd in Alcona County positive for the disease this
week. Alcona County is in a Modified
Accredited Zone where herds are routinely tested for bovine TB.
will be quarantined while additional testing is done to help determine the
strain of infection as well as trace investigations to identify any potential
additional cases. This is the 77th
confirmed herd and first of 2020 following three positive herds last year in
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