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A case of bovine tuberculosis is being confirmed in Newaygo County.

 

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says the disease was found in a two-year-old steer and is similar to TB found in the cattle and free-ranging, white-tailed deer in northeastern Lower Michigan.

 

A three-mile surveillance area has been established around the affected farm.

 

Farms within the surveillance area will have six months to complete bovine TB testing.

 

An informational meeting to discuss this finding of bovine TB and the surveillance area is scheduled for:

Monday, March 27, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at the Grant Community Center located at 105 S. Front St., Grant, MI 49327

 

 

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