PRO/AH/EDR> Texas cattle fever tick – USA: (TX) cattle

Tick-borne disease — United States
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program (CFTEP) announced 15 May 2020 that they have seen an increase in fever tick confirmations outside of established quarantined areas in south Texas.
“Fever ticks have been found on cattle outside of the established quarantine areas in Cameron, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Jim Hogg, and Willacy counties” in Texas, TAHC executive director Dr. Andy Schwartz said. “Many of these