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State Health Agency Sees Decrease of Cattle Fever Tick Cases

2 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, January 01 2019 Jan 1, 2019 January 01, 2019 6:01 PM January 01, 2019 in News - Local

EDINBURG – The state saw fewer signs of cattle fever ticks in two Texas counties.

Hidalgo County was one where a quarantine zone is now closed.

Other areas in the Rio Grande Valley remain in quarantine, but its better news for ranchers.

The Texas Animal Health Commission has a permanent quarantine zone set up along the border that runs from Brownsville to Del Rio.

For information on how the program treats livestock with insecticide, click here.

Watch the video above for the full report.

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