BSE can be tested in cow's urine
BSE infected cows could be detected by testing the urine of the animals,
according to reports from the University of Manitoba in
Researchers found elevated protein levels in the urine
of some cows infected with BSE. At this moment of time, cattle can only be
tested after slaughter.
Rob McNabb from the Canadian Cattleman's
Association said that a test that can be applied to live cattle means that herds
can be monitored on a regular basis. The cattle industry has been looking for
this type of simple technology for the last thirty years stated
The simple test (a strip of paper) changes colour when it comes
into contact with the cow's urine.
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