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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.

Reportable Diseases in Colorado

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 or the Colorado State Veterinarian's Office (303) 869-9130. Any disease of unusual morbidity or mortality that does not fit a normally expected clinical picture shall also be reported.

Reportable Disease 6/1/17 list PDF

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 HPAI or LPAI) Plague1,2 
Bluetongue (clinical disease only) Psittacosis1,2 
Brucellosis (bovine, porcine, ovine or canine1) Pseudorabies
Bovine Babesiosis Rabies1,2 
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Salmonella (pullorum or enteritidis)
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) (See form below) Scabies (cattle or sheep)
Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM) Scrapie
Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) in livestock Screwworm
Equine Encephalomyelitis Senecavirus A or Seneca Valley Virus (SVV)
Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)  Trichomoniasis
Equine Piroplasmosis Tuberculosis (TB)
Equine Viral Arteritis Tularemia1,2 
Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) Vesicular Stomatitis (VSV) (all species)
Exotic Newcastle Disease (END) Vesicular Diseases (all species)
  West Nile Virus
  Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases -  Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PEDV or SECD)
1Diseases of interest to small animal practitioners
2Also reportable to the Colorado Department of Public Health