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Three Strands of Protection
Mon Aug 19, 2013 01:48 PM CDT

It's those dramatic outbreaks of mad cow or foot-and-mouth disease that capture the headlines. But these high-profile diseases aren't the ones putting most operations at risk. Rather, the diseases most likely to hit home are lurking just across your perimeter fence.

Rusty Kemp and his family work hard to keep their 1,100-cow beef herd at Pioneer Ranch healthy and productive. Kemp's operation is near Tryon, Neb., where he deals with everything from droughts to blizzards. But what really worries him is that stray cow or bull wandering over from another owner's herd.

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