Animal Health Reports

Bluetongue Detection in Ontario

CFIA is reporting a positive case of Bluetongue Serotype 13 in a beef cattle herd in the southwestern part of Ontario. This case was detected during slaughter surveillance activities and was not displaying clinical signs. Further herd testing was conducted and on September 2nd, two herd mates were confirmed seropositive which established that animal to animal transmission had occurred as no animals on the premises had been to or in contact with animals from an endemic country. This particular serotype is one that is considered endemic in the USA, and is immediately notifiable under the CFIA Health of Animals Act.

Anthrax Update for Manitoban Veterinarians

The recent cases of Anthrax diagnosed in Saskatchewan (west of Saskatoon) and Alberta (Fort Vermillion area) serve to remind everyone that Anthrax does sporadically occur across the prairies, including in Manitoba.  The current cases in AB and SK have included beef cattle and bison. 

Positive Rabies Report for Manitoba to the end of Sept. 2013

To view the Positive Rabies Report for the Province of Manitoba to the end of September, 2013, please click here.     

Positive Rabies Report for Manitoba to end of July 2013

For the latest Positive Rabies Report (to the end of July, 2013) for Manitoba, click here.

 

 

Designated Border Ports of Entry for Feeder and Slaughter Horses Entering Canada from the United States

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is implementing new measures to verify that horses are being humanely transported in accordance with the Health of Animals Regulations. 

Designated Border Ports of Entry for Feeder and Slaughter Horses

Heartworm In Canada Survey Reports

The Heartworm Survey for 2010 aimed to gain a further understanding of the prevalence of Heartworm in Canada. Below are the final reports each with comments on a specific region of Canada.

Heartworm In Canada Survey Reports

Anthrax Program Changes - Notice To Industry

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is reminding livestock producersand other stakeholders that the anthrax program changed on April 1, 2013.
The CFIA is making adjustments to its activities for certain federally reportable diseases,including anthrax, in an effort to modernize Canada’s approach to managing animal diseases.

Effective April 1, 2013, the Agency no longer:

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