The first case of anthrax this year has been reported in a Morton County, North Dakota beef herd. The positive case was confirmed within the past 48-hours by the North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. State Veterinarian Dr. Susan Keller reminds producers to take action to protect livestock against the disease. Producers within Morton County and surrounding areas should consult their veterinarian to see if a first-time vaccination again anthrax is warranted. An anthrax fact sheet is available on the North Dakota Department of Agriculture website.
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