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Disease Surveillance and Management

Disease surveillance and management initiatives strengthen animal health monitoring in the province. 

Programming is being developed for:

  • Animal health monitoring and surveillance of emerging and production limiting diseases;
  • Antimicrobial use and resistance; and
  • Surveillance of zoonotic diseases.

Current Programs

The Johne's Disease Surveillance Program provides funding to cattle producers to cover:

  • Vet costs related to blood collection;
  • Lab tests; and
  • Risk assessment and Management planning. 

The Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) Provincial Screening and Control Program provides funding to beef producers to cover:

  • The costs of lab tests; and 
  • Vet consultation for herds with BVD.

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