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.
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 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 Encephalomyelitis2||Senecavirus A or Seneca Valley Virus (SVV)|
|Equine Infectious Anemia (positive Coggins/ELISA)||Trichomoniasis|
|Equine Piroplasmosis||Tuberculosis (TB)|
|Equine Viral Arteritis||Tularemia1,2|
|Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHV-1 & EHV-4)||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)|