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September 14, 2012 02:23 PM

SD Animal Health Officials Warn Of Fatal Algae

waubay, sd

Animal health officials are warning ranchers about the potential of fatal algae in the Bitter Lake area of northeastern South Dakota.

Cattle belonging to at least one rancher in the area have died from the blue-green algae.

Cattle producers in the area are being asked to provide their livestock with fresh, clean water to drink.

Bitter Lake is located south of Waubay in Day County.

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