The Colorado State Veterinarian's Office is responsible for maintaining the health and integrity of the Colorado livestock herd to provide a safe product for the public.
Below are a list of reportable diseases of livestock and equine. If any of these diseases are seen they should be reported to the Colorado USDA Area Office (303) 231-5385 or the Colorado State Veterinarian's Office (303) 239-4161. Any disease of unusual morbidity or mortality that does not fit a normally expected clinical picture shall also be reported.
Select a link below to learn more information about the disease.
|Anaplasmosis (clinical disease only)||Johne's Disease (Paratuberculosis)|
|Anthrax||Malignant Catarrhal Fever|
|Avian Influenza (both high or low pathogenic)||Plague1,2|
|Bluetongue (clinical disease only)||Psittacosis1,2|
|Brucellosis (bovine, porcine, ovine or canine1)||Pseudorabies|
|Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)||Salmonella (pullorum or enteritidis)|
|Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)||Scabies (cattle or sheep)|
|Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM)||Scrapie|
|Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD)||Screwworm|
|Equine Infectious Anemia (positive Coggins/ELISA)||Tuberculosis (TB)|
|Equine Viral Arteritis||Vesicular Stomatitis (VSV) (all species)|
|Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHV-1 & EHV-4)||Vesicular Diseases (all species)|
|Exotic Newcastle Disease (END)||West Nile Virus|
|Influenza Virus Subtype H3N2|
1Diseases of interest to small animal practitioners
2Also reportable to the Colorado Dept of Public Health