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State Investigating TB-Positive Cattle In Southeast Indiana

Last updated on Thursday, December 4, 2008

(STATEHOUSE) - The Indiana State Board of Animal Health is investigating a case of bovine tuberculosis in a beef cattle herd in southeastern Indiana.

The TB-positive cow was identified through routine testing at a meat processing facility in Pennsylvania. State veterinarians are in the early stages of their investigation.

The last time a Hoosier herd tested positive for the disease was in the 1970s.

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