ARCHIVED - Flocks infected with scrapie in Canada in 2012

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The CFIA, in co-operation with provincial governments and industry, launched a national scrapie surveillance program in 2005. Under the program, producers are encouraged to report animals that die on the farm or exhibit symptoms of the disease.

In addition, scrapie is a reportable disease under the Health of Animals Regulations. This means that all suspected cases must be reported to the CFIA.

Current as of: 2012-11-30

Sheep flocks and/or goat herds confirmed to be infected with scrapie in Canada in 2012
Date confirmedLocationAnimal type infected
November 8 Quebec Sheep
October 11 Ontario Sheep
October 11 Ontario Sheep
September 27 Ontario Sheep
September 27 Quebec Sheep
September 13 Ontario Sheep
August 2 Ontario Sheep
June 4* Ontario Sheep
May 31* Quebec Sheep
May 2 Quebec Sheep
January 26* Alberta Sheep

*Atypical scrapie

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