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A rare deer disease has infected some farm cattle in Wisconsin. State agriculture officials have confirmed two cases of epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or E-H-D. The disease is normally transmitted by black-flies and midges. State veterinarian Paul McGraw says it will continue to be a threat to cattle until there's a hard freeze that kills the insects. In the meantime, McGraw urges farmers to use insect control to keep the biting bugs away.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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