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Anthrax suspected in death of district cattle

Anthrax, a disease which can kill an animal 12 hours after it is infected, may have hit the Rainy River District.

“On Thursday last week, a farmer in the Rainy River area had a few animals that died within a few hours on his farm,” said Dr. George Luterbach, a veterinarian at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in Winnipeg.

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