State calls for meeting Thursday on Bovine TB in Tucumcari


Livestock producers interested in the anticipated downgrade of the state’s TB status are invited to an informational meeting on Thursday in Tucumcari, according to a press release the New Mexico Livestock Board.

A joint presentation, by the state’s Livestock Board, the New Mexico Department of Agriculture and the New Mexico State Cooperative Extension Services, will provide information about the anticipated downgrade of the state’s TB status, interstate movement requirements, and split-state status, the release said.

Area livestock producers and other interested parties are encouraged to attend, the release said.
The meeting will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. There is no charge.