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New York State Cattle Health Assurance Program

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Herd Health

USDA Scrapie Program

USDA is working on eradicating Scrapie Disease from the United States.  Scrapie is a fatal degenerative disease affecting the central nervous system of sheep and goats.  Scrapie has a negative impact on our ability to export animals to other countries.  Also, there is a relationship between Scrapie and BSE (Mad Cow), Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (Humans) and Chronic Wasting Disease (Deer) as these all have the same classification – transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSE).

Section 4

  1. Scrapie Fact Sheet
  2. Scrapie Identification and Recordkeeping Fact Sheet
  3. USDA Scrapie Program Categories
  4. Scrapie Requirements 2015
  5. Scrapie Tag Cover Page 2016
  6. Scrapie Producer Tag Request Form 7/2015
  7. Scrapie Recording Form

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