Scrapie - Biology and Control for Sheep and Goat Health

Date: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This health program will help clarify pertinent facts about Scrapie; including how it spreads, what it does, and how we can help eradicate it from our sheep flocks and goat herds. This is a topic important to the sheep industry in Douglas County and beyond.

Speakers/Discussion Session Leaders:

            Dr. Thomas Brignole, Regional Epidemiologist (USDA-APHIS-VS)

            Dr. Brad LeaMaster, State Veterinarian (OR Dept. of Agriculture)

            Dr. Brianna Wilson Schur, Field Veterinary Medical Officer (USDA-APHIS, VS)

Cost:  Free.           Click here for a program flyer.

Location:  Douglas County/OSU Extension Service Auditorium,

               Courthouse Annex, 1134 SE Douglas Ave., Roseburg, Oregon

Please RSVP to 541-672-4461 for “Sheep Goat Health” to ensure supplies for

  • Light supper (served from 5:30 – 6 PM)
  • Copies of materials

For more information, please contact Shelby Filley, Regional Livestock and Forages Specialist, Oregon State University Extension Service at shelby.filley@oregonstate.edu or 541-672-4461.

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