Kōrero: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Testing deer for TB

Testing deer for TB

Deer are tested for tuberculosis (TB) by an injection into the shaved skin on the neck. If there is a reaction in about three days, the test is considered positive and the deer is either tested again in 90 days or slaughtered.

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Photograph by Colin Mackintosh

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Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Infectious and parasitic diseases of deer', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17528/testing-deer-for-tb (accessed 4 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008