Mad Cow Disease Detected

Monday, December 4, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur

SPN Mad Cow DiseaseA new case of Mad Cow Disease (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy) was discovered on a farm in Salamanca, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health.

The farm, El Sahugo, has 213 animals, one of which, a dairy cow born in 1999, has the disease.

The sample taken during a routine inspection from the animal proved positive in EBB on the 21st of November. These inspections are carried out nationwide on a routine basis.

Accordingly, the Ministry of Agriculture followed the established protocol and informed the WOAH.

(News: Salamanca, Castilla-Leon)

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