Investigators with the Portage County Sheriff’s Office said the owner of the cattle has been working with a local veterinarian and it’s believed the animals died from the IBR/BVD virus. The virus can cause respiratory and reproductive problems.
Almost certainly nothing, but since this is on the heels of the massive numbers of dead birds and fish a couple of weeks ago, it seemed worth noting.
- Cows Joining Mass Critter Die Off (grantlawrence.blogspot.com)
- More Animal Die-Offs: 200 Cows in Wisconsin (newser.com)
- 200 Dead Cows Found in Portage County Field (theufochronicles.com)