Concerns Over Cattle: Industry leaders address tick-borne illnesses

A tick-borne illness is causing big problems for cattle.

In an effort to protect and inform the industry, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association hosted a symposium to address concerns regarding the Asian Longhorned tick.

RFD TV’s Janet Adkison spoke with Chase DeCoite, Director of Animal Health and Food Safety Policy, to ask about the threat this tick poses and what research efforts are underway to stop it.

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