Sheep and Goats

Committee on Sheep, Goats, and Camelids

The purpose of the Committee on Sheep, Goats, and Camelids  is to serve as a forum for the exchange of current information between invited speakers, the committee members, and guests. The membership is made aware of important problems and concerns that may have a negative impact on the industry and new technology and solutions that will positively impact on the sheep and goat industries. The committee also summarizes important problems or concerns into committee resolutions or recommendations for presentation to the USAHA Resolutions Committee.

Committee Members

Subcommittees: ​Scrapie

Presentations

2016

2015

2014

2013

Reports

Resolutions

2016

Resolution 16, 23, 40 Combined: Continued United States Department of Agriculture Provision of Plastic Scrapie Program Ear Tags for Sheep and Goat Producers

Resolution 17,41:  Goat Scrapie Genetic Resistance
Resolution 43: Ensuring Sound Science-Based Animal Health Policies 

2015

None

2014

Resolution 30: State or Regional Brucellosis and Tuberculosis Classification for Sheep and Goats

Resolution 31: Brucella ovis testing of rams

Resolution 32: Q-Fever (Coxiella burnetti) for Sheep and Goats and for Humans in the United States

2013

Resolution 21: STATE OR REGIONAL BRUCELLOSIS AND TUBERCULOSIS CLASSIFICATION FOR SHEEP AND GOATS

Resolution 22: SEPARATE SHEEP AND GOAT COMMODITY HEALTH LINE ITEM

Resolution 23: Q-FEVER (COXIELLA BURNETTI) VACCINE FOR SHEEP AND GOATS AND FOR HUMANS IN THE UNITED STATES

Resolution 24: MINOR USE ANIMAL DRUG PROGRAM

2012

Resolution 26: EXPORT OF SHEEP AND GOATS

Resolution 29: MINOR USE ANIMAL DRUG PROGRAM

2011

Resolution 3:UNITED STATES NATIONAL LIST OF REPORTABLE ANIMAL DISEASES

Resolution 29:SCRAPIE ERADICATION PROGRAM – SURVEILLANCE LEVELS

Resolution 34:Q-FEVER (COXIELLA BURNETTI) VACCINE FOR SHEEP AND GOATS AND FOR HUMANS IN THE UNITED STATES

2010

Resolution 6: UNITED STATES NATIONAL LIST OF REPORTABLE ANIMAL DISEASES

Resolution 48: NEED FOR APPROVED RADIO-FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION IMPLANT SITE FOR GOATS AND SHEEP

2009

Resolution 5: FAILURE OF IMPORTING COUNTRIES TO FOLLOW WORLD ORGANIZATION FOR ANIMAL HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR IMPORTATIONS OF ANIMALS

Resolution 19: RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT OF BIGHORN SHEEP/DOMESTIC SHEEP DISEASE

Resolution 41: BRUCELLA OVIS RESEARCH

Resolution 42: NATIONAL ANIMAL HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM SHEEP STUDY

2008

Resolution 6: Surveillance for Bluetongue and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in the United States and the Caribbean Region

Resolution 43: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay Testing of Goat Milk for Brucella melitensis

Resolution 44: Approval of CIDRs®

Resolution 45:Ban on Extra-label Use of Cephalosporin Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing Animals

2007

Resolution 5: Funding and Planning of Integrated and Comprehensive Animal Health Surveillance

Resolution 15: Cooperative Research and Management of Wildlife/Livestock Disease Interactions

Resolution 28: Minimum Export Rules for Goats and Swine

Resolution 68: Brucella Ovis ELISA Test

Resolution 69: Approval of CIDRS® and Pregnant Mare Serum Gonadotrophin for Reproductive Manipulation of Sheep and Goats

Resolution 70: Bulk Milk Test to Detect Brucella Melitensis in Goat Flocks

Resolution 71: Minor Use Animal Drug Program

2005

Resolution 33: Brucella ovis Testing Standardization

2004

Resolution 15: Brucella ovisTesting Standardization