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Tuberculosis Free Cattle

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Tuberculosis Free Cattle
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Date Added
7/6/2018 5:43:09 PM
Other Historical Document
Gift of
Bob Bixby
Collection Title
Misc Photos and Documents
Collection Description
Misc. Photos and Documents
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In the early 1900's bovine tuberculosis was the most common disease of cattle in the US.  The Cooperative State-Federal Tuberculosis Eradication Program was begun in 1917 in an attempt to eradicate the disease from the country's herds.  The cover photo is the 1933 certification that the Roy C. Bixby (1892-1955) herd was tuberculosis-free.