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Hunters encouraged to have deer tested for bovine TB September 23, 2011, Michigan





Hunters encouraged to have deer tested for bovine TB September 23, 2011, Michigan, Royal Oak Daily Tribune

... the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development announced an incentives program to encourage more Michigan hunters to have their deer tested for bovine tuberculosis. Bovine TB is a contagious bacterial disease of cattle ... “Most deer infected with bovine TB look and act like normal deer, so testing in the laboratory is the only way to confirm TB infection which is why it’s so important to turn heads in for testing.” See the Michigan Emerging Diseases website for more information.



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