USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) posted the National Scrapie Eradication Program February 2017 Monthly Report. The monthly reports are available in both PowerPoint Monthly Report and PDF Monthly Report formats. Highlights of the February 2017 Report include: no new positive classical scrapie cases have been reported in either sheep or goats in FY 2017; and close to 15,000 animals have been tested for scrapie since October 1, 2016. To report a sheep or goat with clinical signs of scrapie, please contact your local VS office. To learn more about scrapie and the national scrapie eradication program, visit the APHIS VS Scrapie Website and www.eradicatescrapie.org.
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