Second Confirmed Case of BSE in Austria

AUSTRIA - On June 21, authorities confirmed the second case of BSE in Austria. The infected animal was an eleven-year old cow, born and raised on a small mountain farm in Vorarlberg province, close to the German border. The first case of BSE was in November 2001. Since that time, Austria has been regarded as BSE-free. The cause of this case is still unclear.

Source: USDA
calendar icon 8 July 2005
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