Vaccine Development Roundtable
In 2020, USDA/Animal Research Services informed the American Goat Federation Board that research had begun on development of a Coxiellosis (Q Fever) vaccine for goats.
AGF was also informed by USDA/Animal Research Services that a vaccine for Haemonchus contortus (Barbers Pole worm) was under development for sheep and a goat vaccine would follow.
American Goat Initiative Tom Boyer, President - AGF: Director Randy Dusek, Trustee - AGF: President - American Boer Goat Assoc: Director
American Goat Federation
Bob Buchholz, Past President & Director - Texas Sheep & Goat Raisers Association: Representative Dr. Gary Newton, Vice President - International Goat Center - Prairie View Univ: Head Jan Carlson, Director - American Dairy Goat Assoc: Representative Tammy Fisher, Director - Public Policy Committee Chair Anita Dahnke, Executive Director Dr. Reid Redden, Advisory Council - Texas A&M Agri Life Extension Svc: Dr. Stephen White, Advisory Council - USDA/ARS; Research Geneticist Dr. Natalie Urie, Advisory Council - USDA/NAHMS; Veterinary Medical Officer Dr. Roselle Busch, Advisory Council - UC Davis Univ: Extension Sheep & Herd Health Prod: Specialist
American Sheep Industry Association Peter Orwick, Executive Director Benny Cox, President
United States Animal Health Association Benjamin Richey, Executive Director
Texas Sheep & Goat Raisers Association Victoria Powers, Executive Director
Idaho Wool Growers Naomi Gordon, Director
Canadian Sheep Federation Corlena Patterson, Executive Director Allan Ribink, Chairman
Colorado Serum Company Dr. Randall Berrier, Senior VP; Scientific Affairs Dr. Joe Huff, Founder
Moredun Research Institute Dr. David Smith, developer of the barberpole worm vaccine
National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research & Education Dr. Paul Plummer, Executive Director - Iowa State Univ: Assoc Professor
United States Department of Agriculture [USDA] Dr. Diane Sutton, USDA/APHIS/VS; Assistant Director RHC Small Ruminant Health Kim Royer, USDA/Farm SVC Agency; Executive Director - Idaho Sheep & Goat Health Board
Universities Dr. Joan Dean Rowe, UC Davis University; Professor of Population, Health & Reproduction Dr. Jim Miller, Louisiana State University; Retired Dr. Cynthia Wolf, University of Minnesota; Assistant Professor of Veterinary Medicine Larry Campbell