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Grant extended to eradicate scrapie in Colorado sheep and goat herds

Jun 27, 2008
Grant extended to eradicate scrapie in Colorado sheep and goat herds The Colorado Department of Agriculture has received a grant extension by USDA to help sheep producers with the cost of testing their herds for scrapie susceptibility. "The Department began this program in September 2003 and it has been extremely successful," said assistant state veterinarian, Dr. Keith Roehr. "A genetic test can detect resistance to scrapie so we are very happy to have this grant to help pr...

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