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Meeting planned to talk about bovine tuberculosis

June 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MANDAN North Dakota agriculture and animal health officials are holding a meeting with cattle producers, veterinarians and others to talk about bovine tuberculosis. Continue Reading

Bovine TB case in ND shouldn’t hurt exports

June 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota’s first reported case of bovine tuberculosis in 14 years shouldn’t threaten the state’s federally designated “TB-free” status, state and cattle industry officials say. Continue Reading

Survey shows big drop in deer numbers in bovine TB core area

March 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

According to Dr. Michelle Carstensen, Wildlife Health Program coordinator for the DNR, the March 5-7 survey tallied an estimated population of 160 deer, by far the lowest count ever recorded in the survey. The DNR flies the survey in the 164-mile “core area” of a minor bovine TB outbreak near Skime, Minn. Continue Reading

Minnesota DNR to continue testing deer for bovine TB in 2012

December 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

According to Dr. Michelle Carstensen, wildlife health program coordinator for the DNR, the agency has funding to test deer in the area near Skime, Minn., again in 2012. Sharpshooting isn’t part of the plan, though, Carstensen said, and the DNR will rely on hunters to submit deer for further sampling efforts. Continue Reading

Hutchinson Co. herd hit by bovine tuberculosis

November 10, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Bovine tuberculosis has been found in a South Dakota beef herd. State animal health officials confirmed Wednesday that a Hutchinson County herd is affected.
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OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR to sample deer for bovine TB, Salazar highlights N.D. conservation projects etc.

October 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

No deer tested positive for bovine tuberculosis last year in northwest Minnesota, but surveillance efforts will continue when deer season opens Saturday. Continue Reading

WILDLIFE RESEARCH: Wolves take toll on deer in GPS study

May 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The DNR and the University of Minnesota are partnering on the pilot study in an effort to learn more about the movements of deer in an area with a mix of farmland and forested habitat. The 140-square-mile area near Fourtown and Grygla, Minn., is similar to the core of a minor bovine tuberculosis outbreak that occurred in 2005 near Skime, Minn., a few miles to the north. Continue Reading