Bovine Tuberculosis

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News: Bovine Tuberculosis

AROUND THE REGION: Deer-head deadlines ... College marks new name ...  -  22 Nov 2009
Grand Forks HeraldAfter that, hunters who would still like to submit deer heads for chronic wasting disease and bovine tuberculosis testing must take the head to a Game and ...

DNR to test deer heads for bovine tuberculosis  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Palladium-ItemState biologists plan to collect 650 deer heads from cooperating hunters to test for the presence of bovine tuberculosis in the deer herd, said Phil Bloom, ...

USDA accepting comments on tuberculosis, brucellosis plans  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
American Veterinary Medical AssociationChanges to bovine tuberculosis and brucellosis eradication programs could focus efforts on areas with known infections and create alternatives to whole-herd ...

DAFF success in fight against bovine TB  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Manx RadioCloser monitoring of imported cattle is helping to prevent the spread of bovine tuberculosis on the Isle of Man. The disease is a big problem for herdsmen ...

Bovine TB rears head again in Northland  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Radio New ZealandBovine tuberculosis has been detected in cattle in Northland, a region that's supposed to be free of the disease, for the second time in four months. ...

DNR asks hunters to bring deer to East Tawas check station for bovine ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
The Bay City Times - MLive.comThe station was originally closed, but the DNR is trying to collect deer heads from Iosco County to test for bovine tuberculosis, said Mary Dettloff, ...

Wildlife officials test hundreds of deer heads for tuberculosis  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
WHAS 11.com (subscription)Indiana wildlife officials are planning on collecting 650 deer heads from hunters, all to test for bovine tuberculosis. ...

Jack - Bovine tuberculosis  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)Conservative Chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee Michael Jack asked if diseased badgers would be killed if they were seen to ...

Rogerson - Bovine tuberculosis (disease control)  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)Rural Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the merits of testing for bovine tuberculosis annually in all parishes, as is done in Wales. ...

Drew - Bovine Tuberculosis (Vaccination Programme)  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)Mr. Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many landowners in each designated area (a) were requested to take part ...

Rogerson - Bovine Tuberculosis (Disease Control)  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)Dan Rogerson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what culling methods have been used in trials for culling ...

Byford - Alpacas and llamas (bovine tuberculosis compensation)  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they pay compensation for bovine tuberculosis to owners of alpacas and llamas; or whether such payments are decided ...

Indiana hunters donate deer heads for TB tests  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Louisville Courier-JournalThe Indiana Department of Natural Resources took advantage of the opening weekend of deer season to test for bovine tuberculosis in white tail deer. ...

Crabb - Bovine tuberculosis control (Wales funding)  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)Chain and Animal Health for implementation of the Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication Programme will be available to tackle bovine tuberculosis in Wales. ...

The Raw Milk Revolution: Behind America's Emerging Battle Over Food Rights  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
AlterNetCows can carry bovine tuberculosis and it can cause tuberculosis in humans. This was the main reason that pasteurization was instituted in the first place. ...

Bovine tuberculosis  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)Michael Fabricant: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many cattle diagnosed with bovine tuberculosis were slaughtered ...

New Zealand - Bovine TB found in a pig  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Meattradenewsdaily (blog)A bovine tuberculosis (TB) lesion found in a pig during a recent survey of wild animals in the Akitio/Herbertville area on the North Island's East Coast has ...

State officials conduct a terrorism drill  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Lexington Clipper HeraldThe latter scenario prepared officials to handle a nonterrorism-related outbreak of bovine tuberculosis in north-central Nebraska this summer. ...

CWD testing  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
KXNet.comThe Game and Fish Department are doing a yearly surveillance, looking for chronic wasting disease and bovine tuberculosis. The lymph nodes are sent away to ...

MDA livestock investment grant application deadline is Nov. 30  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
DL-Online...disaster or unintended consequences (ie fire, accident, illness or expenditures as a result of the Bovine Tuberculosis split-state requirements). ...

Deer opener draws from near and far  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Detroit Free Press..."Then the DNR found bovine tuberculosis in the deer in that area and began a campaign to kill them off," he said.." I'll bet we're down to under 20 per ...

Pruitts are 2009 JCFB Family of the Year  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Jack County HeraldThe national resolution urges the US Department of Agriculture to move rapidly to update rules on the domestic and international bovine tuberculosis, ...

Rogerson - Bovine TB Compensation  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)Food and Rural Affairs how much his Department has received from the salvage of carcasses or part carcasses of bovine tuberculosis reactor, ...

Badger Trust fights to stop cull  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Third SectorThe cull, which is planned for next spring, was authorised by Elin Jones, the WAG's rural affairs minister, in the hope of eradicating bovine tuberculosis ...

Deadline to apply for livestock investment grants is November 30  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Alexandria Echo Press...disaster or unintended consequences (ie fire, accident, illness or expenditures as a result of the bovine tuberculosis split-state requirements). ...

Minnesota deer season outlook: Good — but no record-setter  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
Grand Forks HeraldThe intent, Simon said, is to reduce deer densities and continue battling bovine tuberculosis, a contagious respiratory disease that has been found in 26 ...

Emergency managers put to test  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Omaha World-HeraldThe latter scenario prepared officials to handle a nonterrorism-related outbreak of bovine tuberculosis in north-central Nebraska this summer. ...

Spaying heifers - What is it worth short/long term?  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Bismarck Farm & Ranch GuideDue to Minnesota's split-state status for bovine tuberculosis (TB), another advantage of spaying heifers, specifically for producers located in the Modified ...

Ex-Tiger Kirk Gibson enjoys offseason on the prowl at his Michigan ranch  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
The Detroit NewsGibson has sat on various state commissions, including the first group dedicated to eradicating bovine tuberculosis in Michigan's deer herd. ...

TB strain in pig new to North Island  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Radio New ZealandRoutine surveying in the Tararua district has picked up a strain of bovine tuberculosis in a pig which had not been found before in the North Island. ...

Northern Ireland Assembly Consideration Stage - Diseases of Animals Bill  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)I accept that the Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development is not content with my policy approach to the eradication of bovine tuberculosis, ...

Badger Trust condemns Welsh cull plan  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)...evidence proving that it was necessary, was humane in method and would achieve a legitimate aim such as preventing the spread of bovine tuberculosis. ...

Looking for bucks? Find the does  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Detroit Free PressOne good area to try is the northeast quadrant of the Lower Peninsula, where the DNR is still trying to eradicate an outbreak of bovine tuberculosis that ...

Welsh badger cull faces twin legal threat  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Daily PostMr Williams added: “The Trust is sympathetic to the plight of all farmers suffering from the consequences of bovine tuberculosis, but such distress does not ...

DNR Offers Outlook and Reminders for Firearm Deer Season  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Northland PressIt's a quick process and provides valuable information about the status of Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) and distribution in local deer populations. ...

Indiana plans deer testing to track bovine TB spread  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
WTHRState wildlife officials plan to collect 650 deer heads from hunters in eastern and southern Indiana next weekend to test for bovine tuberculosis. ...

Johnson under fire as more advisers threaten to resign  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Independent..."When it suits the Government (for instance, on BSE in meat, badgers and bovine tuberculosis) ministers say they 'cannot make policy without the scientists ...

North Dakota deer outlook: Standing corn the wild card — again  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
Grand Forks HeraldThere's also concern about bovine tuberculosis, a contagious respiratory disease that has been found in deer near Skime, Minn., about 60 miles from the ...

Apply for livestock grant by Nov. 30  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Agri NewsUnintended events could be a sudden disability, physical condition or expenses that developed because of Minnesota's bovine tuberculosis split-state ...

Wildlife crime soaring in Britain, driving some species close to extinction  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Telegraph.co.uk...trends was the increase in cruelty to badgers, thought to be motivated in part by the belief they are responsible for spreading bovine tuberculosis. ...

AM calls on public schools to fight child poverty  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
WalesOnline...made his visit as he came under fire for this week voting against the Assembly Government's plans for a cull of badgers to combat bovine tuberculosis. ...

Ag Commissioner Retiring in January  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Valley VoiceIt has been the boil weevil, red scale, Mediterranean fruit fly, bovine tuberculosis and others in the past, and there are probably others that will ...

In the Hot Seat: CLA president William Worsley  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
FarmersWeeklyEradication of bovine tuberculosis - there's absolutely no doubt about it. The impact on farmers and the cost of culling cows is awful, and so too is the ...

Drew - TB Vaccinations and International Research  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)...of (a) the Republic of Ireland and (b) New Zealand on the vaccination of badgers against bovine tuberculosis; and if he will make a statement. ...

Hunters: remember to practice safe wild game processing  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
White Lake BeaconGloves should be worn when field-dressing feral swine, especially in the Northeastern Lower Michigan Bovine Tuberculosis area. • If the lungs, ribcage or ...

Salers Bulls have helped to beef up the dairy profits  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Farmers GuardianFarming in a bovine tuberculosis hotspot and recurring problems with the disease, brought an end to sales of the cross-bred breeding heifers and now all the ...

Food Safety Tips For Hunters  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Food Safety NewsThose who hunt in or near Bovine Tuberculosis areas should wear gloves when field-dressing wild pigs. If the lungs, ribcage, or internal organs from wild ...

Game and Fish Collecting Deer Samples  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
KFGOOfficials are collecting harvested game to test for chronic wasting disease and bovine tuberculosis in deer from Western and Northeastern North Dakota. ...

Looking Back: 1984 - Fire destroys downtown Jackson building  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Worthington Daily GlobeRetesting of cattle in Nobles County to make it an accredited area free from bovine tuberculosis was to start Nov. 12. Federal funds had been secured so the ...

Response to AHB/DOC combined press release  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Scoop.co.nz (press release)Our main source of new bovine tuberculosis is from stock movements & movement controls are an area which has show our biggest gains in recent years – it is ...



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