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What is Rabies? Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the central nervous system, including the brain and the spinal cord. It is a zoonotic disease that can be transmitted from infected mammals to humans and is always considered fatal. All mammals, including humans, can get rabies. Among wild animals, rabies […]

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Services Biosecurity at Pig Shows: Keeping Your Pigs Healthy During Show Season! DDA Animal Health Advisory: African Swine Fever¬†   Disease Information African Swine Fever (ASF)¬† While the United States has never had a case of African Swine Fever (ASF), the growing number of diagnosed cases occurring in Asia, parts of the European Union, and […]

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Goats & Sheep

Services Why is this free disposal offered? In order for Delaware to maintain its Scrapie Consistent Status with USDA, the State Veterinarian is encouraging producers to consider submitting adult sheep and goats that die on Delaware farms for free disposal and testing. If you are unable to bring the deceased animal to the Department of […]

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