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.