Ag Briefs for 3-22-10 | TheFencePost.com

Ag Briefs for 3-22-10

With the upcoming lambing season, the Colorado Department of Agriculture is reminding Colorado producers to tag their sheep and goats for scrapie. The National Scrapie Eradication Program is an effort to eradicate scrapie in the nation’s sheep and goat herds. Scrapie is a fatal disease in sheep and goats. It has cost the industry millions because it prevents exports to some countries.

With the upcoming lambing season, the Colorado Department of Agriculture is reminding Colorado producers to tag their sheep and goats for scrapie. The National Scrapie Eradication Program is an effort to eradicate scrapie in the nation’s sheep and goat herds. Scrapie is a fatal disease in sheep and goats. It has cost the industry millions because it prevents exports to some countries.

With the upcoming lambing season, the Colorado Department of Agriculture is reminding Colorado producers to tag their sheep and goats for scrapie. The National Scrapie Eradication Program is an effort to eradicate scrapie in the nation’s sheep and goat herds. Scrapie is a fatal disease in sheep and goats. It has cost the industry millions because it prevents exports to some countries.