Video series: Behind the scenes during the bovine tuberculosis (TB) outbreak investigation

A behind-the-scenes look at what happened during the first phases of the bovine TB investigation.

Watch the following videos to learn about what goes on during an outbreak investigation and hear from the people who were part of it all.

What is bovine TB?

Video: What is bovine TB?

Learn more about what bovine tuberculosis is and how this disease can spread.

Duration: 2:08

Steps of the bovine TB investigation

Video: Steps of the bovine TB investigation

Did you know that the methods for testing and confirming bovine tuberculosis have been around for more than 100 years? Learn more about testing methods by watching this short video.

Duration: 2:05

Status of the bovine TB investigation

Video: Status of the bovine TB investigation

Learn more about how to find the source of the disease and how to reduce the risk of any additional outbreaks.

Duration: 1:32

Impact of bovine TB on trade

Video: Impact of bovine TB on trade

Did you know that the bovine tuberculosis investigation did not affect market access for Canadian cattle or beef? This video explains how Canada works with our trading partners.

Duration: 1:29

Communication and industry

Video: Communication and industry

This short video explains how the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and industry associations worked together to communicate with producers and how decisions were made during the bovine tuberculosis investigation.

Duration: 1:49

Field testing

Video: Field testing

Field testing can sometimes have its challenges. You'll hear from veterinarians about the difficult conditions they faced while testing 12,000 to 15,000 cattle in -30 Celsius weather.

Duration: 3:07

Cleaning and disinfection

Video: Cleaning and disinfection

What do drones have to do with cleaning and disinfection during an animal disease outbreak? Cleaning and Disinfection is an important part of the bovine tuberculosis investigation. Find out more by watching this short video.

Duration: 3.07

Traceability and biosecurity

Video: Traceability and biosecurity

Find out which traditional and modern tools were used to successfully trace animals during the bovine tuberculosis investigation.

Duration: 3:21

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