Second Anthrax Case in South Dakota

On Aug. 16, the South Dakota state veterinary office confirmed the state's second case of anthrax this year. As a result of the outbreak, three beef cows that were part of a herd of 51 unvaccinated cows died in Lincoln County. An earlier outbreak in July struck another unvaccinated cattle herd in Hyde County.

Sam Holland, DVM, South Dakota state veterinarian, said, "Anthrax is a very

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