Idaho cow may have mad cow link

IDAHO - A dairy cow identified as a herd mate to the Washington state cow that tested positive for mad cow disease died on a dairy farm in Burley in March. The cow was purchased in late 2002. It died on March 23, 2003 after a short illness, according to Idaho state veterinarian Clarence Siroky.
The cow wasn´t tested for mad cow disease, but Siroky said he has since reviewed the animal´s medical records and found no indication of a brain disease.

Source: Idaho Statesman
calendar icon 23 January 2004
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