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July 13, 1929


JAMA. 1929;93(2):132-133. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02710020048026

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The Crusade Against Bovine Tuberculosis  As a condition for according state aid in the crusade against bovine tuberculosis, the minister of the interior and of agriculture has demanded, among other things, that all cattle belonging to members of the Association pour la lutte contre la tuberculose bovine shall be subjected to a veterinary examination and to the tuberculin test. The members are likewise urged to support and adopt hygienic cattle raising. Cattle affected with active tuberculosis will be killed as soon as possible through the mediation of the association in agreement with the inspector of the veterinary service. Such cattle of members as present a positive reaction to tuberculin will be branded, as soon as possible, with a distinctive mark. The place of the mark and the accessory details are indicated by the director of the veterinary service. The state subsidies are fixed at 25 florins ($10) per head for

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