Alpena County Hosts Meeting After Finding Bovine Tuberculosis in Cattle Herd

Beef and dairy cattle farmers can meet in Alpena County to learn more about a case of bovine TB that was recently found there.

A cow was found with bovine tuberculosis earlier this month.

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development found the disease in a medium-sized beef herd

This is the 28th cattle herd found with Bovine TB in Alpena County since 1998.

Bovine TB is an infectious bacterial disease primarily affecting cattle.

It can spread between wildlife populations and other animals including humans.

The meeting will start Thursday night at 7:00pm at the Green Township Hall.