Scrapie


Updated Scrapie Free Flock Certification Program Standards

May 2016 -- Scrapie Program Standards Volume 2: Scrapie Free Flock Certification Program
May 2016 -- Summary of Major Revisions to the Scrapie Free Flock Certification Program Standards
To learn more about the National Scrapie Eradication Program, click here.

Scrapie in Sheep and Goats Proposed Rule

November 4, 2015 -- ASI Final Scrapie Comments -- The Industry Awaits USDA's Review of the Comments
September 10, 2015 -- Federal Register Proposed Rule
November 16, 2015 -- Federal Register Extension to the Comment Period



In a cooperative effort between ASI and APHIS a presentation about the Scrapie Eradication Program has been developed for producers.

In a cooperative effort between ASI and APHIS a quarterly newsletter about the Scrapie Eradication Program has been developed for State and Federal partners. This publication updates field staff with information ASI has published throughout that quarter.


Informational Brochures:
Scrapie Eradication Is In Sight, You Are the Key to Finding the LAST CASES!
Eradicating Scrapie from the U.S. Flock ~ Regulatory Scrapie Slaughter Surveillance Program
Scrapie from A to Z ~ Youth Brochure


Scrapie: A Review -- June 1997 - Authors: L.A. Detwiler, A.I. Jenny, R. Rubenstein and N.E. Wineland


The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services portion of the USDA Web site contains the latest information on scrapie. In order to find the remaining scrapie infected sheep and goats and to demonstrate to the world that the U.S. is scrapie free, we need more sample submissions from mature sheep and goats that die on farm. The only diagnostic tests currently available to determine if a sheep or goat has scrapie require brain or lymphoid tissue. To access the USDA/APHIS/VS Scrapie web site, click here .

The National Institute for Animal Agriculture also spearheaded a Scrapie Education Initiative . Review documents for the sheep and the goat industries.