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State wants hunters to shoot more deer to control bovine TB July 10, 2017 Michigan

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... State officials want hunters to shoot more deer in northeastern Lower Michigan ... Infected deer in this area spread a disease called bovine tuberculosis. It can kill cows ...
   Bovine tuberculosis – a disease still worth fighting July 6, 2017 Michigan, UPMatters.com
... “We are the only state in nation that has bTB established in wild deer.” ... Severely infected animals can struggle to even breathe,” Straka said. “By not eradicating this in the herd, we risk the spread of the disease to new areas of Michigan and into our wild elk herd...



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