You’re the eyes and ears of what’s going on. And the Colorado state vet office needs your help watching out for agroterrorism. Assistant State Veterinarian Dr. Nick Striegel says they’re watching too.
The harm done would be mostly economic to the livestock industry, but he cautions there are some diseases that could be intentionally introduced that would hurt people too.
Dr. Striegel says if you see anything odd at all going on around livestock, you should call local law enforcement. If you need the non-emergency numbers to Crowley, Otero or Bent County Sheriff’s offices, we’ve placed them on our Facebook page, KBLJ Radio