200 Wisconsin Cows Die In Incident Not Related To Slaughterhouse

Another day, another mass animal death. Following the instant departures of — among other groups of animals — North Carolinan pelicans, Italian doves, Oceanic fish and Tucsonan bats, 200 cows in Wisconsin have died, most likely due to an infection. The hamburgers in training never saw it coming.

AOL reports the cause of the cattle call from the great beyond is probably infectious bovine rhinotracheitis, a disease that can spread quickly and lay dormant until stress sets it off.

There is a vaccine, but apparently no reliable treatment once the disease is contracted.

What do you think the next group of animals to go down will be?

200 Dead Cows in Wisconsin: 3 Facts About Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis [AOL]