Deer die-off cause revealed ... June 26, 2014 Alabama

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Deer die-off cause revealed ... June 26, 2014 Alabama, Penn Live 
... The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries and the USDA Reference Lab in Iowa have confirmed that malignant catarrhal fever – also known as ovine herpesvirus-2 – is the cause of a recent die-off at a deer farm in North Alabama... Domesticated sheep that were not symptomatic, housed in a pen adjacent to the deer, initially had the virus that spread to the deer...


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