APHIS Posts April Scrapie Report
May 24, 2013

The monthly report for the National Scrapie Eradication Program – April 2013 – has been posted to www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/animal_diseases/scrapie/downloads/monthly_scrapie_rpt.ppsx. 
Published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), the report reviews the current progress of scrapie eradication in the United States. For example, the measure of prevalence of cull sheep found positive at slaughter and adjusted for face color has decreased from 0.006 percent to 0.005 percent as of April 30.