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Northeast Michigan Producers Reminded to Keep Deer Away from Cattle April 18, 2013

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Over 95 percent of Michigan producers in the bovine TB area have adopted wildlife risk mitigation (WRM) practices to prevent deer incursions onto their farms ... Farmers, whose cattle have been identified as at risk for bovine TB transmission from wildlife, should use the steps below to prevent disease transmission and market their cattle:  Fence in feed - and keep the fences closed.  Store feed in buildings.  Feed cattle away from deer cover.  Feed cattle daily. Provide water to cattle where it cannot be contaminated by deer ...



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