Bovine TB identified in small Alcona County beef cattle herd
April 19, 2017
HUBBARD LAKE, Mich. (AP) — Bovine tuberculosis has been found in a small herd of beef cattle in Michigan's northeastern Lower Peninsula.
The state Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says Tuesday that the Alcona County herd was identified through routine surveillance testing.
An informational meeting with cattle producers in Alpena and Alcona counties will be held April 25 at the Hubbard Lake Community Center in Hubbard Lake.
State officials say the bacterial disease primarily affects cattle, but it can be spread between wildlife populations and other mammals, including humans...