Second case of cattle anthrax reported in Kidder County

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota agriculture officials have confirmed a second case of cattle anthrax in Kidder County on Friday. The first case was reported in August.

Officials say producers in the county and surrounding areas should check with their veterinarians to see if they should start vaccinating.

The disease is caused by bacterial spores that can lie dormant in the ground for decades and become active under ideal conditions, such as drought.

In 2005, more than 500 confirmed animal deaths from anthrax were reported with total livestock losses estimated at more than 1,000.

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