Sheep

Biosecurity Take 2

We decided to test a few more ewes (all 4 year olds) and a ram for CL (Caseous Lymphadenitis), OPP (Ovine Progressive Pneumonia), and Johnes Disease. All came back negative as I was fairly certain they would! Some of the animals tested are going to be trades for some sheep in Northern Washington State. The… Continue reading Biosecurity Take 2

Sheep

Biosecurity Screening

Every year we test the 5 year old sheep for CL (Caseous lymphadenitis), OPP (Ovine Progressive Pneumonia), and Johnnes Disease. This year it was Iris (commercial Katahdin ewe) and Dazzle (Registered St Croix ewe) Iris in the back, Dazzle in the front. Many years ago we had several problems in the flock and began testing.… Continue reading Biosecurity Screening