Content tagged "agrosecurity:biosecurity"

Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis Virus (CAE)

Caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE) is a contagious viral disease of goats. The disease is typically spread from mother to kid through the ingestion of...

Livestock Biosecurity

 Biosecurity refers to strategies and management practices that lessen biological risk. On a farm, attention to biosecurity is the most important measure...

Enhancing Biosecurity at Fairs and Shows

 This webinar was presented by Scott Cotton, University of Wyoming Area Educator and EDEN Chair-elect, and Curt Emanuel, Purdue Extension Educator and Boone...

African Swine Fever

African Swine Fever is a highly contagious disease of pigs that is clinically indistinguishable from Classical Swine Fever. Pigs most often contract the...

Contagious Caprine Pleuropneumonia (CCPP)

Contagious Caprine Pleuropneumonia (CCPP) is a highly contagious infectious disease of goats caused by the Mycoplasma mycoides capri and Mycoplasma F38...

Mark Your Calendar for May 2015 Webinar: Colorado 2014 Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak and Response

What happens when an infectious disease causing painful blisters spreads across a region, infecting hundreds of horses and cattle?Tune in to Colorado 2014...

Reportable Animal Diseases

A reportable animal disease is one that, by law, must be reported to state and/or federal animal or public health officials. Reporting helps identify disease...

Avian Mycoplasmosis

Avian Mycoplasmosis is a highly contagious disease of chickens and turkeys caused by the Mycoplasma gallisepticum bacteria. The disease can spread rapidly...

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), one of the transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, is a fatal disease of the central nervous system of wild and captive...

Tuberculosis (bovine)

Bovine tuberculosis is a highly infectious disease of cattle caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium bovis. This bacterium can infect any warm-blooded animal,...

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