Bovine TB discovered in southeastern Indiana herd

The Indiana State Board of Animal Health is investigating a case of bovine tuberculosis in a beef cattle herd in southeastern Indiana.

TB-positive cattle from the herd were identified through routine inspection at a meat-processing facility in Pennsylvania, the Indiana agency said May 2.

The infected herd will be depopulated and six beef steers were condemned at slaughter in late April after exhibiting signs of TB, the agency said.

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is also helping determine if the disease is present in the wildlife population.•

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