Rising Sika Deer Populations Linked To Bovine Tb Infections

Discussion in 'Veterinary News' started by Admin, Apr 7, 2021 at 2:57 AM.

By Admin on Apr 7, 2021 at 2:57 AM
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    New research suggests Ireland's increasing populations of Sika deer may be linked to local outbreaks of TB infection in cattle. Although TB infection rates have decreased in general in recent decades, county-level data shows a correlation between higher Sika numbers and higher local TB infections - with County Wicklow a particular hotspot.

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