Species at Risk

A variety of mammalian species are susceptible among livestock, wild, and domestic animals (O’Reilly and Daborn, 1995).

Badger and cow, two main hosts of bTB

Susceptible species, in addition to humans, include:

Livestock:

  • Cattle (main host)
  • Goats
  • Pigs
  • Sheep

Wildlife:

  • Badgers
  • Deer

Domestic animals:

  • Cats
  • Dogs

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