Open Government Program

All Resources

Search a listing of Government of Alberta open datasets and publications. Can’t find what you are looking for? Suggest a resource.

21 results

Tags: livestock diseases

Views: 187
Updated

May 1, 2017

Description

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a progressive, fatal, degenerative disease of the brain of free ranging or farmed ungulates (elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer). CWD belongs to a group of related diseases called Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs), which include Scrapie in sheep...


Views: 37
Updated

August 1, 2016

Description

The intent of this document is to clarify roles and responsibilities of veterinarians participating in the Canada and Alberta Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Surveillance Program (CABSESP)The manual also describes processes and administrative procedures in the CABSESP and serves as a reference...


Views: 107
Updated

December 1, 2014

Description

Avian influenza (AI), sometimes called “avian flu” or “bird flu,” is a contagious viral disease that affects the respiratory, digestive and/or nervous systems of many bird species. Although multiple strains of avian influenza have been detected in wild waterfowl for many years, the birds may not...


Views: 1579
Updated

August 1, 2014

Description

Infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) is a respiratory disease of chickens, pheasants, pheasant crosses and peafowl. It is highly contagious and is spread either by infected birds or other birds through mechanical means.


Views: 262
Updated

August 1, 2012

Description

The West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that can cause swelling and inflammation of the brain and spinal cord in horses, birds and humans. This fact sheet presents a summary about WNV in Alberta and Canada, symptoms, treatment and protection of horses


Views: 32
Updated

March 1, 2012

Description

Anthrax is a disease found in most areas of the world, and it has been reported throughout recorded history. This fact sheet provides information abou Anthrax, How Humans and animals can become infected,


Views: 25
Updated

January 1, 2010

Description

Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is a highly contagious and sometimes fatal viral disease of cloven-hoofed animals, including cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. This fact sheet summarizes information to help producers identify the signs of FMD, and the basic biosecurity measures that should taken to...


Views: 12
Updated

January 1, 2010

Description

Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is a highly contagious and sometimes fatal viral disease of cloven-hoofed animals, including cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. This fact sheet summarizes information to help producers identify the signs of FMD, and the basic biosecurity measures that should taken to...


Views: 21
Updated

January 1, 2010

Description

Commonly called MCF, Malignant Catarrhal Fever is an infectious disease affecting certain ruminants, particularly bison,and is caused most commonly by sheep (ovine) herpes virus-2 (ovhv-2).


Views: 1786
Updated

January 1, 2010

Description

This booklet contains a list of common cultivated and native plants that are poisonous or suspected of being potentially poisonous to humans. Mushrooms, toadstools and fungi have not been included because they are difficult to identify. Information on livestock poisoning is available in several...