Dan Brister examines the possible connection between Corriente cattle and the recent brucellosis outbreaks causing the loss of Montana’s brucellosis-free status. He questions whether cattle may be the source of the outbreaks rather than wildlife.

Montana to lose brucellosis-free status
Dan Brister from Buffalo Field Campaign
West Yellowstone News.

Meanwhile, Bill Schneider is busy Debunking Brucellosis Myths over at New West.

 
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Brian Ertz

One Response to Brucellosis in the West

  1. Two fine articles! I’m encouraged that the perception is spreading that the brucellosis issues is really about maintaining the power and privileges of the cattle industry.

    Keep spreading the word!

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