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Brucellosis: Whole Herd Testing Proves its Worth

by John Stoesser on Dec 31, 2019

Through close, whole herd testing, Montana's cattle producers have been able to maintain a Brucellosis Class Free Status as a state.  This successful program was instituted in 2010 for this exact purpose, and a very good outcome for the Montana Department of Livestock in active cooperation with industry producers throughout the state.

Although currently under quarantine, the herd involved with the positive of a single animal is otherwise brucellosis-free as determined by negative testing results of the other animals.

IDEAL Agriculture & Marine offers a full range of livestock and animal mortality products, including business interruption for many diseases.  Whether currently manifested potentially devasting threats such as African Swine Fever and High Pathology Avian Influenza; more remote calamitous diseases such as FMD, or more common but still costly diseases such as PRRS and Salmonella, we can craft cost-eefective solutions for treating the risk.  Insurance agents and brokers  having clients within the animal agriculture sectors are welcome to visit with us for more information.

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