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Livestock producers reminded of anthrax danger


August 26, 2019

“Recently, a case of anthrax was positively identified in a southwestern Nouth Dakota county,” says Gerald Stokka, North Dakota State University Extension veterinarian. “This is a reminder to our cattle producers that the threat of anthrax is still present. It appears that during times of high rainfall and/or very dry conditions, the spores are uncovered and cattle are at risk of infection.”

North Dakota’s state veterinarian says the state’s first reported case of anthrax this year is a reminder to livestock producers to take action to protect their animals from the disease, esp...

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