TB testing confined to Curry, Roosevelt

By Argen Duncan Previously, the entire state was under the testing requirement, part of the effects of a downgrade in bovine TB-status after an infected cow was discovered in Curry County last year. Now, the testing requirement is confined to Curry and Roosevelt counties. “It will still present challenges for us here in these two […]

USDA downgrades New Mexico bovine TB status

Chelle Delaney New Mexico officially lost its bovine tuberculosis free status on Thursday. The action means that certain cattle will have to have more testing for bovine TB before being exported from the state. The USDA downgraded New Mexico to “modified accredited advanced” status for bovine TB. The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service […]

State calls for meeting Thursday on Bovine TB in Tucumcari

By QCS 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 […]