National Scrapie Eradication Program 2016 Annual Report

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The National Scrapie Eradication Program (NSEP) annual report for FY 2016 is now available.  The annual report is available in both PowerPoint and PDF forms. 

Highlights of the Report include: over 40,000 sheep and goats were tested for scrapie in FY 2016, with only 13 animals confirmed positive for classical scrapie; the last case of scrapie was reported in April 2016; and only two infected and three source flocks were identified in FY 2016.  Additional information about scrapie, the disease, and the national scrapie eradication program can be found on the APHIS VS Scrapie Website and