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)
- Questions and answers about Ebola and Pets by the CDC
- more information on Ebola by the CDC
- Texas Agrlife Extension webinar on Ebola
- CVMA resources on Ebola
- Colorado Department of Public Health & Enviroment information on Ebola
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,
- Raw food diets come with risk, and claims of nutritional benifits are unfounded.... read more
- Study on Prevalence of Listeria, Salmonella and E. coli in Pet Food September 6, 2014 by Food Poisoning Bulletin
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