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Hot Topics

Avian influenza (AI)

  • The State Veterinarian's Office update on AI 12-22-14
  • The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic (HPAI) H5N8 avian influenza in guinea fowl and chickens from a small backyard poultry flock in Winston, Oregon.
  • The H5N8 virus has NOT been found in commercial poultry anywhere in the United States. 
  • There is no immediate public health concern, as the H5N8 virus has been found in birds in other parts of the world and has not caused any human infection to date.


Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease)

Vesicular Stomatitis in Colorado

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV)

  •  The State Veterinarian's Office at the Colorado Department of Agriculture has created a PEDV Swine Exhibition Risk Assessment Guide that can be used for county fairs, shows, and exhibitions to help evaluate their level of biosecurity and help event organizers to prevent disease and reduce the risk of a disease outbreak.
    Any diagnosis or clinical signs suggestive of PEDV or SECD should be reported to the State Veterinarian's Office or USDA APHIS Veterinary Services. 
  • Read more on PEDV

Pet Health: Raw food diets come with risks,

Current Events

2 nd Annual Beef Cattle Seminar

  • Saturday, February 21, 2015
    Island Grove Regional Park
    525 North 15th Avenue, Greeley, CO
  • R.S.V.P. is required. For more information and registration forms click here, then click on Livestock Seminars, then click on Beef Seminar.
  • No Internet; call 970-304-6535.
  • Registration 9:00 am—10:00 am
    Program 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • More information

2015 Ag Health and Saftey Webinars