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DNR Tuberculosis Monitoring Explained September 7, 2016 Indiana

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DNR Tuberculosis Monitoring Explained September 7, 2016 Indiana, WildIndiana.com
... The first confirmed presence of bTB came from a sick captive deer on a deer farm in Franklin County in east central Indiana so, again, fingers are pointing to a captive deer facility as the probable entry point for the disease into Indiana – most likely a sick deer from a Michigan deer farm was illegally was brought here from across the border....

DNR to hold 2 deer-hunting meetings on bovine TB response September 14, 2016 Indiana, Huron Daily Tribune
... Bovine TB was diagnosed in a deer in southeastern Indiana's Franklin County in August, marking the first time the animal disease was found in the wild in Indiana... Deer taken this fall by hunters in those areas will be subject to mandatory inspections ...

DNR Meeting on Bovine TB in Deer September 16, 2016 Indiana, Greensburg Daily News
... a management zone in part of Fayette County and all of Franklin County, and a surveillance zone in part of Dearborn County. Hunter-harvested deer in the zones will be subject to periods of mandatory and voluntary submission to biological check stations ...

Southeast Indiana hunters have stricter deer check-in November 18, 2016 Greensburg Daily News
... Hunters who harvest a deer in Dearborn County north of State Road 48 between now and Nov. 27 must take their deer to a DNR check station to be sampled for bovine tuberculosis (bTB)...

Second Bovine Tuberculosis Case Confirmed In Indiana December 29, 2016 WBIW.com
... Although cattle testing is winding down, wild deer surveillance will continue per a plan developed by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources...

TB surveillance to be scaled back January 10, 2017 Indiana, Newsexaminer
... bovine tuberculosis disease, diagnosed earlier this year in a cattle herd in northern Franklin County and then spread to one other cattle herd and some wild white-tailed deer ... the state has cancelled plans to use sharpshooters to cull deer from northern Franklin and southern Fayette counties ...

Public Meetings Set for Deer-Related Bovine TB Monitoring September 5, 2017 Indiana, The Outdoor Wire
... In 2016, the disease showed up in a deer culled for testing from a Franklin County cattle farm affected by bovine tuberculosis... A larger bovine tuberculosis surveillance zone established for the 2016 hunting season resulted in the collection of more than 2,000 samples. None tested positive for the disease...

bovine tuberculosis, IDNR asks hunters to help September 29, 2017 Indiana, Batesville Herald Tribune
... A larger bovine tuberculosis surveillance zone established for the 2016 hunting season resulted in the collection of more than 2,000 samples. None tested positive for the disease...

Farm Bureau urges local hunters to test deer for bovine TB November 12, 2017 Indiana, Newsexaminer
...  primarily in southern Fayette County ...  in August 2016, a white-tailed deer in Franklin County also tested positive for the disease ...
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