Anthrax Outbreak on Colorado Ranch Kills Cattle
by News Desk | Aug 09, 2012
Colorado's first anthrax outbreak in a generation is being investigated on a Logan County ranch, the state government has confirmed.
Anthrax, an infection caused by the spores produced by Bacillus anthracis, has reportedly killed at least 50 head of cattle on the Colorado ranch.
"The risk is minimal outside the affected ranch, said said State Veterinarian, Dr. Keith Roehr in a statement Wednesday. "We believe, at this point, that anthrax is confined to that specific premises...