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7 More Counties Declared Bovine TB Free October 15, 2014 Michigan

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7 More Counties Declared Bovine TB Free October 15, 2014 Michigan, MI News 26
... Michigan has been conducting surveillance testing for bovine TB since it was found in a wild free-ranging deer in 1994...

... In Michigan, the disease came to light in 1994 when a hunter shot a 4-year-old white-tailed deer infected with bovine tuberculosis -- the first time since 1975 when a separate hunter shot and killed a wild deer that had the disease ...  Michigan has become the "only state in the nation that has (bovine tuberculosis) established in wild deer," ...

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