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Jan 28, 2020

WVDA Confirms Theileria in West Virginia

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) has confirmed the presence of Theileria orientalis Ikeda genotype in three West Virginia counties.

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Jan 13, 2020

New Genetic Test Indicates Risk for Bovine Congestive Heart Failure

MatMaCorp has translated genetic risk factors, ARRDC3 and NFIA, into a rapid and cost-effective test for BCHF, an untreatable, fatal condition prevalent in feedlot cattle in the Western Great Plains of North America

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Dec 26, 2019

Colorado State Veterinarian Releases Final VSV Quarantine

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) has released the state’s final vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) quarantine, following the most extensive outbreak of the viral disease in more than two decades

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Oct 09, 2019

CattleTrace to Host First-Ever Industry Symposium

CattleTrace is inviting all beef industry stakeholders to attend the first-ever CattleTrace Industry Symposium on November 22, 2019, in Manhattan, Kan.

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Oct 04, 2019

New FMD Vaccine Enhances  Safety and Accessibility

The vaccine is made of small synthetic protein shells, called ‘virus like particles’ (VLPs), which mimic the FMDV outer shell and so stimulate an immune response.

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Sep 20, 2019

Tick Study Finds Multiple Agents of Tick-Borne Diseases

In the United States, tick-borne disease cases more than doubled, from 22,000 in 2004 to more than 48,000 in 2016, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

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Aug 15, 2019

Cow Gut DNA Study Finds Bugs that Could Up Meat and Milk Yields

Cutting-edge DNA technologies have discovered thousands of bugs in cows’ stomachs that could improve meat and dairy production, and keep cattle healthy.