Bovine Tuberculosis confirmed in herd in Blaine County


Last updated 10/11/2021 at 12:23pm

Staff and wire report

Montana Department of Livestock has reported that bovine tuberculosis has been confirmed in a Montana beef herd for the first time in decades, in a herd from Blaine County.

The department confirmed TB in a Blaine County herd following detection of the disease in a cow at slaughter, a release from the department said. The infected cow was identified by meat inspectors during routine inspection at a Minnesota plant. Identification collected from the infected cow at the time of slaughter linked the animal to a Blaine County beef herd and subsequent herd testing reveale...

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