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Minnesota cattlemen happy bovine TB again controlled, reopening markets

December 8, 2011 in DL-Online

Minnesota cattlemen are celebrating the reopening of markets nationwide after tuberculosis found in one cow six years ago hurt their sales. Gov. Mark Dayton issued a proclamation proclaiming TB free day for the state’s cattle industry after 58 herds were destroyed and 800,000 animals tested. Continue Reading

State granted bovine TB-free status

October 5, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL The Minnesota Board of Animal Health announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved Minnesota’s application for statewide bovine Tuberculosis (TB) Free status, effective immediately. Continue Reading

WILDLIFE RESEARCH: Wolves take toll on deer in GPS study

May 15, 2011 in DL-Online

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

Bovine beauties win award

January 21, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Baumgarten Cattle Co. of Belfield says that true beauty starts with good genetics
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