FWP seeks comments on bovine tuberculosis surveillance plan
November 8, 2019
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is requesting public review and comment on the Proposed Montana Bovine Tuberculosis Surveillance Plan. Supporting information can be found on the FWP website under “Opportunity for Public Comment” at fwp.mt.gov/hunting/ .
Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is a bacterial disease caused by Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis). Bovine TB is primarily a disease of cattle but can affect many other species of mammals. The disease can spill over from livestock to wildlife, which can then serve as a reservoir, potentially transmitting the disease to other uninfected wildlife, c...