A new state animal health law affecting movement of bulls within Missouri takes effect on Sept. 1.
After that, breeding bulls must be tested for trichomoniasis, or trich, before changing ownership or possession. A similar law already exists for breeding bulls coming into state.
Dr. Craig Payne, University of Missouri Extension veterinarian, explained the new rules at the MU Greenley Center field day at Novelty, Aug. 9.
The bull-testing program