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CFSPH Technical Disease Fact Sheets

Scrapie Tremblante de mouton, Rida, Traberkrankheit (trotting disease), Gnubberkrankheit (nibbling disease) Last Updated : April 2007 page 1 of 6 Importance Scrapie is a neurodegenerative disease, caused by a prion, that affects sheep and occasionally goats.

What 4-H'ers need to know about the Scrapie Eradication Program

Prepared by Denise Schwab, ISU Extension 4-H & Youth Development Specialist and Dan Morrical, ISU Extension Sheep Specialist. December 2001. What 4-H'ers need to know about the Scrapie Eradication Program Scrapie is a disease of the central nervous system in sheep and goats.

Sheep Health Fact Sheet No. 9 - Scrapie of Sheep

SHEEP HEALTH Fact Sheet . . . No. 9 Scrapie is a transmissible degenerative disease of the nervous system of sheep characterized by a long incubation period and a protracted, debilitating degeneration of the central nervous system.

FS-vs- scrapie 08/04

Scrapie Scrapie is a fatal, degenerative disease affecting the central nervous system of sheep and goats. It is among a number of diseases classified as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSE).

NB: Version adopted by the World Assembly of Delegates of the ...

NB: Version adopted by the World Assembly of Delegates of the OIE in May 2009 OIE Terrestrial Manual 2009 1 CHAPTER 2.7.13. SCRAPIE SUMMARY Scrapie is a naturally occurring, infectious, neurodegenerative disease of sheep and goats characterised by vacuolar or spongy changes in the central ...

Scrapie Eradication Uniform Methods and Rules

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Recent Changes in State Requirements for Identification of ...

Scrapie ID Tags 1 Recent Changes in State Requirements for Identification of Kentucky Goats and Sheep Terry Hutchens, Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky The State Veterinarian's Office of Kentucky recently released information regarding the requirement for Scrapie Tag ...

THE USDA SCRAPIE ERADICATION PROGRAM Nancy J. Roberts

32 THE USDA SCRAPIE ERADICATION PROGRAM Nancy J. Roberts USDA, APHIS, Veterinary Services Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105 What is Scrapie? Scrapie is a fatal degenerative disease classified as a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) affecting the central nervous system of sheep and goats.

SCRAPIE: ERADICATE IT

SCRAPIE: ERADICATE IT The sheep industry's scrapie eradication efforts. American Sheep Industry Association The goal of the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) and the U.S. sheep industry is to eradicate scrapie from our borders.

A Live Animal Test for Scrapie

Page 1 of 3 A Live Animal Test for Scrapie Bob Wagner Scrapie and government scrapie policies are currently having a major impact on the sheep industry.