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Vesicular Stomatitis Still A Problem In Colorado

cattleAs of Thursday, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has 91 locations in 11 counties under quarantine after horses, mules and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis.   Both Mesa and Delta Counties have effected animals.  Those attending shows and fairs, livestock owners and veterinarians can stay up to date on the latest information by checking this link.

Moffat County Deputies Investigating Abuse of Horse

moffat-county-sheriff-300Moffat County deputies are investigating a case of animal abuse that left a horse dead. The owner of the horse, Glen Gariner, says he found the horse dead in his pasture earlier this month. He says someone had hobbled the animals back legs and tied it to a fence in the heat of the day. The Continue reading

Horse Owners Reminded to Get a Brand Inspection

horseThis time of year sends many horse riding Coloradans outside to enjoy our warm days and cool evenings and the Colorado Department of Agriculture reminds horse owners that state statutes require a “brand” inspection is required if they plan on buying, selling, Continue reading

Horse Herpes to Blame for Cancellation of Craig Bronc Riding Event

horseDue to the recent discovery of Equine Herpes in a horse that had been traveling to events around the state, the contractor that was to provide stock for the Wild West Weekend event in Craig has backed out of the event.  That means Continue reading

Equine Herpes Confirmed, Horse Euthanized

horseThe Colorado State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has notified Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office that the horse which was showing signs consistent with Equine Herpes earlier this week tested Continue reading

Horse Traveling Across State May Have Equine Herpes

horseThe state veterinarian’s office is investigating a Colorado horse that is exhibiting signs consistent with the neurologic form of Equine Herpes. Diagnostic samples are in route to Colorado State University.  The Department is responding Continue reading