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Biosecurity Primer at Equine Events from Colorado Dept of Agriculture

  • As the showing and exhibition season opens the safety of our horses is of paramount importance. When horses congregate there is the opportunity to spread infectious diseases. The Colorado Dept of Ag has recently released a primer for managers of  horse competitions that reviews biosecurity protocols, responses to the threat of disease introduction  and control steps if disease occurs at their event.

Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) Case in Colorado reported from State Veterinarian’s Office

  • On March 26, 2014, the State Veterinarian’s Office was notified by the Colorado State University Diagnostic Laboratory that a Larimer County horse tested positive for EHV-1 read more

Rabies update 2014

  • A skunk that bit a horse on February 14, 2014 north of Longmont has tested positive for rabies. More on Rabies

State Veterinarian’s Office – Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) Update

  • The State Veterinarian, Dr. Keith Roehr, made some recommendations for improving disease prevention practices for PEDV at county fair facilities; see recommendations
  • Nationa Pork Board resources on Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea

Veterinarians advise on Marijuana

New Field Investigation Unit solves problems with an approach akin to CSI: Livestock

  • Livestock veterinarians and experts in disease diagnostics and herd management at Colorado State University have launched a Field Investigation Unit to help livestock producers solve multipronged problems in herd health and management...read more

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