Deadly bison virus lacks research: veterinarian

Lambs considered main source | Studies show the virus can be transmitted from sheep feedlots up to 10 kilometres away

A Saskatchewan veterinarian says it’s time industry and government took a closer look at a disease carried by sheep that is fatal in bison. Laboratory tests have confirmed that malignant catarrhal fever has claimed at least 19 animals in the RJ Game Farm herd near Fairlight, Sask., in the last few years. Co-owner Robert Johnson […] Read more