- State urges protection against mosquitoes as trapping begins Updated: May-29-16 12:24 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - State officials are reminding residents to protect themselves against mosquito-borne diseases as they prepare to begin trapping mosquitoes to monitor for West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
- Feds propose closing sheep grazing in west-central Idaho Updated: May-27-16 6:28 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Federal officials have released a plan to close about 30 square miles of grazing allotments to domestic sheep and goats in west-central Idaho to protect bighorn sheep from diseases.
- Disease's spread blamed on elk, not bison or feed grounds Updated: May-17-16 5:01 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Researchers say Montana elk are to blame for an animal disease spreading into new areas around Yellowstone National Park.
- Another bovine TB case detected in northern Lower Peninsula Updated: May-16-16 10:10 am
HARRISVILLE, Michigan - Officials say another case of bovine tuberculosis has been detected in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula.
- Nevada reluctantly killed bighorn sheep to save them Updated: May-08-16 12:01 pm
RENO, Nevada - Nevada state wildlife veterinarian Peregrine Wolff worked at zoos in the Midwest, with farm animals in Florida and exotic species on movie sets in Hollywood. She never dreamed she'd have to help pull the trigger on a contentious strategy to slaughter a diseased herd of bighorn sheep.
- Bovine TB found in southeastern Indiana beef cattle herd Updated: May-02-16 5:26 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana officials say a beef cattle herd in southeastern Indiana will be destroyed after the disease was found in six steers at a Pennsylvania slaughterhouse.
- Bird flu quarantine lifted at last of 10 Indiana farms Updated: May-02-16 4:10 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The last remaining quarantine imposed last winter on southwestern Indiana poultry farms swept by a bird flu outbreak has been lifted, a step officials hope prompts nations that banned poultry imports from the state or entire U.S. to end those sanctions.