Scrapie Eradication Program Finally Instigated

A long-awaited and much anticipated scrapie rule, first proposed in 2015, has finally been published in the Federal Register.

For the most part, the sheep and goat industry will not notice much of a difference in the scrapie eradication program. The rule incorporates into regulation APHIS’ long-standing policy to use genetic testing to identify genetically resistant or less susceptible sheep for

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