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American Goat Federation
Representing the interests of more than 150,000 producers engaged in the sustainable production and marketing of goat milk, meat, fiber, breeding stock, pack goat and grazing services across the United States.
Knowledge is power. And goat producers need to know all they can about infectious disease that could potentially devastate their flock or hurt the entire industry. Scrapie is a fatal, degenerative disease affecting the central nervous system of sheep and goats. It is among a number of diseases classified as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSE). Infected flocks can experience significant production losses. Use the links below to find out how you can help fight to eradicate scrapie and prepare for a potential outbreak of foot and mouth disease.