Contents

African horse sickness

Symptoms and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

African swine fever

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

Anthrax

Symptoms and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

Aujeszky’s disease

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Aujeszky’s disease (pseudorabies) is a disease primarily of pigs, which can be passed on to other species. It is a notifiable disease.

Avian influenza

Avian influenza prevention zone, symptoms and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

Policy and background Includes strategy, reports, projects and assessments.

Bat lyssavirus

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

Bee health

Healthy bee strategy

Guidance and services

  • How we plan to work with beekeepers to improve the health of honey bees.

Biosecurity and animal by-products

Help to comply with the law on handling animal by-products

Guidance and services

Bluetongue

Vaccines, symptoms and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

Policy and background Includes strategy, reports, projects and assessments.

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

Bovine TB

Moving cattle, eradication programme

Guidance and services

Policy and background Includes strategy, reports, projects and assessments.

Bovine viral diarrhoea

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

Breeds at risk register

These breeds are considered at risk and may be spared from any cull

Guidance and services

Brucellosis

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Brucellosis is a highly contagious bacterial disease of animals.

Chronic wasting disease

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Chronic wasting disease is an infectious disease of cervids (deer, elk and moose). It is a notifiable disease.

Classical swine fever

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Classical swine fever (CSF) is a highly contagious viral pig disease. It is a notifiable disease.

Contingency planning for exotic animal diseases

Our contingency plan

Policy and background Includes strategy, reports, projects and assessments.

Enzootic bovine leukosis

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

Equine infectious anaemia

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Equine infectious anaemia or “swamp fever” is a viral disease of horses, mules and donkeys. It is a notifiable disease.

Farm animal medicines

Purchase record, administration record

Guidance and services

Foot and mouth disease

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Foot and mouth disease is a notifiable viral disease. It affects cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and other cloven-hoofed animals.

Policy and background Includes strategy, reports, projects and assessments.

Hydatid disease

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Hydatid disease is caused by a tapeworm of the genus Echinococcus.

Johne's disease

Symptoms and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Describes symptoms and how to prevent the spread of disease in dairy herds.
  • Johne’s disease is a chronic gastrointestinal infection that mainly affects sheep and cattle.

Lumpy skin disease

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Lumpy skin disease is a notifiable animal disease spread by a virus, which affects cattle.

Newcastle disease

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Newcastle disease is a highly contagious viral disease of birds. It is a notifiable disease.

Notifiable diseases

Major livestock diseases you must report

Guidance and services

  • You must report these major livestock diseases.
  • Rabies is a fatal viral disease of the nervous system. It is a notifiable disease.
  • African swine fever is a viral infection of domestic and feral pigs (wild boar). It is a notifiable disease.
  • Swine Vesicular Disease is a contagious viral disease of pigs. It is a notifiable disease.
  • African horse sickness is a fatal disease. It affects horses, mules, donkeys and zebras. It is a notifiable disease.
  • Also known as “Mad Cow disease”, this fatal disease can be transmitted to humans. BSE is a notifiable disease.
  • Aujeszky’s disease (pseudorabies) is a disease primarily of pigs, which can be passed on to other species. It is a notifiable disease.
  • Chronic wasting disease is an infectious disease of cervids (deer, elk and moose). It is a notifiable disease.
  • Avian influenza is a highly contagious viral disease. It affects the respiratory, digestive or nervous system of many species of birds.
  • West Nile Virus is a zoonotic disease which can affect birds, horses and humans. It is a notifiable disease.
  • Foot and mouth disease is a notifiable viral disease. It affects cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and other cloven-hoofed animals.
  • The risk to your poultry and kept birds.
  • Bluetongue is a notifiable insect-borne viral disease.
  • The risk to your pigs.
  • Classical swine fever (CSF) is a highly contagious viral pig disease. It is a notifiable disease.
  • Equine infectious anaemia or “swamp fever” is a viral disease of horses, mules and donkeys. It is a notifiable disease.
  • Lumpy skin disease is a notifiable animal disease spread by a virus, which affects cattle.
  • Newcastle disease is a highly contagious viral disease of birds. It is a notifiable disease.

Porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

Rabies

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Rabies is a fatal viral disease of the nervous system. It is a notifiable disease.

Salmonella

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Salmonella is a bacterial infection of animals (including livestock) and birds.

Schmallenberg virus

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

Scrapie

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Scrapie is a fatal neurological disease of sheep and goats.

Sheep scab

Symptoms and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

Swine vesicular disease

Symptoms and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

  • Swine Vesicular Disease is a contagious viral disease of pigs. It is a notifiable disease.

Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSE)

Clinical signs and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services

West Nile virus

Symptoms and what to do if you suspect infection

Guidance and services