More cases of anthrax
Note: Parts taken from The Ozona Stockman
By MELISSA PERNER
Local ranchers and citizens packed the Crockett County Civic Center last week to hear about the latest anthrax outbreak.
The program, presented by the Crockett County Texas AgriLife Extension Service, featured information about anthrax, as well as allowed people to ask questions from state experts.
The 2019 outbreak started in June when a case was confirmed in a captive antelope, a Kudu, in Uvalde County. At that time, the Texas Animal Commission said the case was within the normal area for anthrax outbreaks.
At the July 24 meeting, Texas Parks and Wildlife Biologist, Mary Humphrey, said the zone has spread outside the normal area this year.
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