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learn our responsibilities. - West Virginia Department of Agriculture

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Animal Health Division’sNumber One Responsibility??Prevent the spread <strong>of</strong> diseasefromlivestock to livestockandlivestock to human.


What do we do?Identify signs <strong>of</strong> potential infectious diseaseRemove symptomatic animals fromcommingling sites


Raise disease awarenessandconsequences <strong>of</strong> ignoring symptomsPlease do notenter thisfacility if youhave symptoms<strong>of</strong> a respiratoryvirus.


Advocate biosecurityand its role inmaintaining animal/human health


Related ResponsibilitiesCompliance Issues•Proper identification•Proper testing•Proper documentationCOGGIN’S CERTIFICATECVI (HEALTH CERTIFICATE)All relate to disease trace back


The following area few<strong>of</strong> the morecommon thingswe look for


FootrotFootScaldFootrotFootAbscess


CODD(Contagious ovinedigital dermatitis)CODD(Contagious ovinedigital dermatitis)SHELLY HOOF(White linedegeneration)Foot and MouthdiseaseFoot rot


RINGWORM (CLUB LAMB FUNGUS) IN SHEEP


RINGWORM (CLUB LAMB FUNGUS) IN SHEEPRingworm in sheep is an infection <strong>of</strong> the outer layer <strong>of</strong>the skin and hair shafts by one <strong>of</strong> several types <strong>of</strong>fungus. All domestic animals and people aresusceptible to ringworm. In rural areas, 80% <strong>of</strong>ringworm cases in people are caught from animalsand human cases may be especially severe,possibly resulting in scarring.Lambs with ringworm are barred fromshows and exhibitions.


Sore Mouth“Sore mouth,” aka “scabby mouth,”or contagious ecthyma, is a viral infection caused by a member <strong>of</strong> thepoxvirus group and is an infection primarily <strong>of</strong> sheep and goats.


Sore mouthSore mouthSore mouthSore mouthSore mouthBlue TongueFoot and MouthDisease


Not justformouths!


And not justfor sheep andgoats!


IF THERE IS ANY INDICATON OFPOTENTIAL INFECTIOUSDISEASE…..THE ANIMAL WILL BEEXCUSEDFROMPARTICIPATING IN EVENT


PREMISE ID CERTIFICATERadio FrequencyIdentification Wandand Electronic ScaleRadio FrequencyIdentification Tags (RFID)


BIOSECURITYTRAINING


OUTREACH &EDUCATIONMason County youth meet newly hatchedchicks and <strong>learn</strong> to candle eggsRESEARCH AND COMPILATIONOF EDUCATIONAL MATERIALSWVDA ANIMAL HEALTH PROVIDESMATERIALS TO RAISE PUBLICAWARENESS OF DISEASE ISSUES


WE RESPOND TO PUBLICQUESTIONS REGARDINGLIVESTOCK HEALTH ANDWELFARE ISSUES


Exports with CVI’s(2009 Fiscal Year)• Canine 5518• Feline 228• Equine 4289• Swine 114• Misc 270• Beef Cattle 19640• Sheep 336• Poultry 98• Alpacas 178• Goats 318• Chickens 21Total 31,010WE CHECKCERTIFICATES OFVETERINARYINSPECTION (CVI) FORANIMAL MOVEMENTCOMPLIANCEImports with CVI’s(2009 Fiscal Year)• Canine 2881• Feline 79• Equine 3486• Swine 1775• Misc 3367• Beef Cattle 1524• Dairy Cattle 52• Sheep 293• Chickens 569235• Poultry 439620• Alpacas 78• Pheasants 6624• Quail 2380• Hatching Eggs 476468• Goats 833• Parakeets 197• Finches 148• Chuckars 250Total 1,509,290


ESTABLISHANIMALMOVEMENTQUARANTINESAS NECESSARY


DisasterPreparednessDevelop plans and make preparationsfor possible disaster scenarios (naturaldisasters, contagious disease, etc).


CHARLESTON LABORATORYSERVICES228 Cultures with 2349 procedures10,000 Serological tests(2009 Fiscal Year)


20,737 EIAtests FY2009CHARLESTON LABORATORY


Fairs & Festivals


InspectingFair Pigs


CHECKING SCRAPIE TAGS ANDFOR SIGNS OF DISEASE


POULTRY SURVEILLANCE ANDTESTING AT COUNTY FAIR


Checking Coggin’s Papers, CVI’S


MONITOR LIVESTOCKIDENTIFICATION, ANIMAL HEALTH


MARKET INSPECTIONS


During 2009 Animal Health Inspectorschecked 93,000 cattle


During 2009 Animal Health Inspectorschecked 5,100 swine


During 2009 Animal Health Inspectorschecked 9,370 goats


During 2009 Animal Health Inspectorschecked 15,680 sheep


AnimalHealthInspectorschecked31,800poultry


Other Animals• 8,661 Horses• 19 Alpacas• 96 Llamas• 109 Rabbits• 155 Exotics


Disease Surveillance -Keeping an eye onAnimal Health


Avian Disease TestingMOOREFIELDLABORATORY


TestingCommercialPoultry


BLOOD TESTFOR SCRAPIEGENOTYPINGGOATS ARE ALSOSUSCEPTIBLE TO SCRAPIE


Brucellosis Surveillance


Equine Infectious AnemiaPositive Horse in Southern<strong>West</strong> <strong>Virginia</strong>.Coggin’s Testing is requiredfor all equines to participatein local events or enteringthe markets.


ProudlyProtectingAnimalHealth&Y<strong>our</strong>SafeFoodSupply


Dr. Jewell Plumley,State Veterinarian304-538-2397


Joe MessineoField StaffSupervisor304-389-7557


Jason Garrett, Animal Health Technician servingPocahontas, Greenbrier, Raleigh, Summers,Monroe, Mercer, Wyoming and McDowellCounties. Contact number is 304-389-1979.


Sean Cullen,Animal HealthTechnician servingJackson, Mason,Putnam, Cabell,Wayne, Lincoln,Boone, Logan andMingo Counties.Contact number is304-767-4984.


Jonathan Taylor, AnimalHealth Technician servingPendleton, Hardy, Grant,Mineral, Hampshire,Morgan, Berkeley andJefferson Counties. Contactnumber is 304-254-4022


Kevin Butcher, Animal Health Technicianserving Doddridge, Ritchie, Gilmer, Lewis,Braxton, Upshur, Randolph and WebsterCounties. Contact number is 304-678-4859.


Roy Metheney, Animal HealthTechnician serving Wood, Wirt,Calhoun, Roane, Kanawha, Clay,Nicholas and Fayette Counties.Contact number is 304-678-6888.


Jesse Jennings, Animal Health Technician serving Monongalia,Marion, Harrison, Taylor, Barb<strong>our</strong>, Preston and Tucker Counties.Contact number is 304-678-3810.


Kim Cullen, USDA AnimalHealth Technician servingHancock, Brooke, Ohio,Marshall, Wetzel, Tyler andPleasants Counties. Contactnumber is 614-309-9242.


Joe MessineoWVDA Field Staff Supervisor304-389-7557Kimberly CullenUSDAHancockBrookeJesse Jennings304-678-3810Bill Casto, DVMUSDA/APHIS VS614-309-8257614-309-9242OhioJonathan TaylorMarshall304-254-4022Roy Metheney304-678-6888Sean Cullen304-767-4984JacksonMasonPutnamCabellTylerPleasantsMonongaliaWetzelMarionPrestonTaylorDoddridgeHarrisonWood RitchieBarb<strong>our</strong>TuckerWirtLewisGilmerCalhounUpshurRandolphRoaneBraxtonWebsterClayKanawhaNicholasPocahontasLincolnWayneBooneFayetteGreenbrierMingo LoganMineralHampshireGrantHardyPendletonJason GarrettMorganBerkeleyJeffersonKevin Butcher304-678-4859WyomingMcDowellRaleighMercerSummers Monroe304-389-1979Jewell Plumley, DVMState Veterinarian304-538-2397

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