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Minnesota cattlemen happy that TB is controlled and they can sell anywhere

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Minnesota cattlemen are celebrating the reopening of markets nationwide after tuberculosis found in one cow six years ago hurt their sales.

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Gov. Mark Dayton today issued a proclamation proclaiming TB free day for the state's cattle industry after 58 herds were destroyed and 800,000 animals tested.

"We have eliminated it from the U.S. for the most part," State Veterinarian Dr. Bill Hartmann said as Dayton announced the proclamation.

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