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4-H Livestock Educator's Notebook

Livestock Judging Tours

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Considerations for Livestock Judging Tours judgingtour5-7-01.pdf

Fairs and Exhibitions

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Animal Health Considerations Before During and After the Fair
Any Animal Fair Biosecurity Sign Genericfairsign.pdf
BVD Testing Options for Cattle
Cattle Fair Biosecurity Sign CattleFairSign.pdf
Equine Health Considerations Before, During and After the Fair EquineConsiderationsforFairs2013.doc
Horse Biosecurity Brochure HorseBiosecurityGuidelinesFinal030113.pdf
NYS Dept. of Agriculture and Markets - Foot and Mouth Disease Special Notice NYSDAMFMD.pdf
Official Identification Explanation 2013Official_eartags_criteria.pdf
Public Health Information for Petting Zoos and Animal Exhibitions publicinfo6-12-01.pdf

General Biosecurity Fact Sheets and Signs

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Avoiding Milk and Meat Residues drug-residues.pdf
Best Management Practices for Farm Visitors BMPFarmVisitors8-16.pdf
Best Management Practices for the Prevention of Entry of Disease onto Livestock Operations
Generic Farm Biosecurity Sign Genericfarmsign.pdf
Horse Biosecurity Info HorseBiosecurityGuidelinesFinal030113.pdf
Preventing Injection Site Lesions in Beef Cows beefinjectionsite.pdf
Preventing Injection Site Lesions in Dairy Cows dairyinjectionsite.pdf
Procedures to Prevent the Spread of FMD for International Visitors BMPInternationalTravelers2013.doc
Salmonella Dublin Critical Control Points
Vaccination Strategies to Maximize Health and Minimize Adverse Effects on Market Quality vacc_facts111.pdf


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The Use of Disinfectants in a Biosecurity Program Disinfectantsv2_01.pdf

Cattle Infectious Diseases Fact Sheets

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Bovine Leukosis Virus
Bovine Viral Diarrhea - Background and Best Management Practices
Contagious Mastitis - Mycoplasma
Contagious Mastitis - Staph aureus
Contagious Mastitis - Strep ag
Cow Bedding Summary
Johne's Disease in Cattle - Background and Best Management Practices JohnesTrifold.pdf
Mastitis - Background and Best Management Practices MastitisBackgroundandBestManagementPractices.doc
Salmonella Dublin Fact Sheet
Salmonellosis - Background and Best Management Practices
USDA-APHIS Bovine Spongiform Encepthalopathy (BSE) Q and A USDABSEqanda.pdf
USDA-APHIS Bovine Spongiform Encepthalopathy (BSE) USDABSE.pdf
USDA-APHIS Foot and Mouth Disease Q and A USDAFMDqanda.pdf
USDA-APHIS Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccine USDAFMDvax.pdf
USDA-APHIS Foot and Mouth Disease USDAFMD.pdf

Equine Infectious Diseases Fact Sheets

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Equine Herpes Virus (EHV) EquineHerpesvirusFinal030513.pdf
Equine Influenza equine-influenza.pdf
Equine Salmonella EquineSalmonellosis2013.pdf
Equine Tetanus EquineTetanus2013.pdf
Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA) equine_eva.pdf
Lyme Disease EquineLymeDisease2013.pdf
Potomac Horse Fever EquinePotomacHorseFever2013.pdf

Other Livestock Infectious Disease Fact Sheets

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Avian Influenza AvianInfluenza.doc
Poultry - Avian Influenza - USDA-APHIS usdaaphisai.pdf

Beef Quality Assurance

General Information

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Background and Best Management Practice for Producing Quality Beef BQATrifold.pdf
Large Animal Mortality Disposal Chart - Cornell Waste Management Institute Disposalhandout.pdf
Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use in Food Producing Animals NSAIDS.pdf
Utah State University Extension - Cow Mortality Disposal CowMortalityDisposal_UT.pdf

Risk Assessment

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Beef Quality Assurance Risk Assessment BQARA.pdf

Slide Set

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Market Cow and Bull - Beef Quality Assurance, Slide Set BQAteaching.pdf

Bovine Leukosis Virus

General Information

Risk Assessment Form

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BLV Risk Assessment RiskAssessment.pdf

Veterinary Resource Materials

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Available BLV Tests
BLV References SelectedBLVReferences.pdf
BLV Testing Strategies

Slide Sets

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BLV Control in a Dairy Herd BLVcasestudy.pdf
BLV Pathogenesis and Control BLVteaching.pdf


Fact Sheets

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BVD Control Procedures
BVD Tests bvdtestnyschap07.pdf
Introduction to Bovine Viral Diarrhea BVDIntroduction_02-06.pdf
NYSCHAP Bovine Viral Diarrhea Module


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NYSCHAP BVD Risk Assessment bvdrisk.pdf

Slide Sets

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BVD Case Study BVDVCasestudy.pdf
BVD Teaching Slide BVDVTeachingSlides.pdf

Calf Health


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Calf Health Introduction CalfHealthModuleIntroduction.pdf

Risk Assessment Forms

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Base Risk Assessment Worksheet Baseassessmentworksheet.pdf
Enteritis Risk Assessment Worksheet Enteritisworksheet.pdf
Respiratory Risk Assessment Worksheet Respiratoryworksheet.pdf


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Appendix A AppendixA_Benchmarks.pdf
Appendix B AppendixB_CalvingAssistanceGuidelinesCalfResuscitation.pdf
Appendix C AppendixC_ColostrumCollectionHandling.pdf
Appendix C1 AppendixC1_TestingforPassiveTransferofImmunity.pdf
Appendix C2 AppendixC2_TemperatureCorrectionColostrometerValues.xls
Appendix D AppendixD_CleaningEquipment.pdf
Appendix E AppendixE_HousingBeddingFlyControl.pdf
Appendix E1 AppendixE1_PositivePressureVentilationCalfBarns-Holmes.pdf
Appendix F AppendixF_LiquidFeedManagementWaterInfo.pdf
Appendix F1 AppendixF1_PasteurizerCostSpreadsheet.xls
Appendix G AppendixG_MilkReplacerManagement.pdf
Appendix G1 AppendixG1_MilkReplacerCostsYourOptions.pdf
Appendix H AppendixH_MilkManagement.pdf
Appendix H1 AppendixH1_Free-ChoiceFeedingCalvesOct14_05.pdf
Appendix H2 AppendixH2_ManagementPasteurizedMilk.pdf
Appendix H3 AppendixH3_MilksolidsCalculatorWasteMilkPSU.xls
Appendix I AppendixI_UWCalfHealthScoringChart.pdf
Appendix I1 AppendixI1_UWCalfRespiratoryScoringChart.pdf

References and Links

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Calf Congress Proceedings Booklet Calf_Congress_Proceedings_Booklet.pdf
Calf Immunity Calf_Immunity.pdf
Calf Raising Calf_Raising.pdf
Colostrum Colostrum.pdf
Dairy Replacement Costs Dairy_Replacement_Costs.pdf
Group Housing & Feeding Systems for Calves Group_Housing_Feeding_Systems_for_Calves.pdf
Group Housing Facilities Group_Housing_Facilities.pdf
Newborn Calf Vitality Newborn_Calf_Vitality.pdf
Reviewing Nutrient Delivery from Birth to Weaning Reviewing_Nutrient_Delivery_from_Birth_to_Weaning.pdf
Risks and Rewards Risk_and_Rewards.pdf

Cattle Care Guidelines

Basic Information and References

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Bovine Veterinarian Article - Euthanasia: The Kindest Act BovineVeteuthanasiafinal.pdf
Bovine Veterinarian Article - Options for Pain Management
Bovine Veterinarian Article - Pain Management in Cattle BovineVetpain11-07.pdf
Cattle Care Guidelines Module References and Links cattlewelfaremodulereferencesandlinks9-14-06.pdf
Guidelines for the Cattle Care Module CattleCareGuidelinesModule2013.pdf
Introduction to the NYSCHAP Cattle Care Guidelines Module


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Cattle Care Guidelines Module Assessment Form CattleCareGuidelinesModuleApplication_v2013.pdf
Cattle Welfare Scoring Sheet CowandHeiferScoringsheets2013.pdf
Elanco Heifer Body Condition Scoring Guide Rumensin_Heifer_BCS_Guide.pdf
Heifer Raiser Contract Heiferraisercontract2013.pdf
Training Record Sheet trainingrecordsheet2013.pdf
University of Wisconsin Hygiene Scoring Chart hygienescoringcard.pdf
Zinpro - Locomotion Scoring of Dairy Cattle LocoBookletInsidePQ.pdf

Standard Operating Guidelines

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American Association of Bovine Practitioners - Practical Guide to Euthanasia AABPeuth.pdf
Deep Digital Sepsis 7-DeepDigitalSepsisSOP.doc
Dehorning using caustic paste Dehorningusingcausticpaste.docx
Electric dehorning Electricdehorning.docx
Euthanasia Action Plan for Cattle and Calves 4-EuthanasiaActionPlanforCattleandCalvesNYSCHAP.doc
Euthanasia by Gunshot 4-gunshotSOP.doc
Heel Crack 7-HeelCrackSOP.doc
Heel Wart 7-HeelWartSOP.doc
Horizontal Fissure 7-HorizontalFissure-ThimbleSOP.doc
Lame Cattle 7-LameCattleSOP.doc
Large Farm Hospital/Sick Cattle 5-largefarmhospitalSOP.doc
Non-ambulatory 2-downcowSOP.doc
Physical exams Physicalexam_thomas.pdf
Pro-Dairy SOP Development Worksheet SOPDevelopmentWorksheetForm.doc
Small Farm Hospital/Sick Cattle 5-smallfarmhospitalSOP.doc
Sole Fracture - Heel Ulcer 7-SoleFracture-HeelUlcerSOP.doc
Sole Hemorrhage 7-SolehemorrhageSOP.doc
White Line Hemorrhage 7-WhiteLineHemorrhageSOP.doc


Fact Sheets

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Core Module - Best Management Practices CoreBMP1.pdf
Extralabel Drug Use Algorithm ExtraLabelDrugUseAlgorithm.pdf
Extralabel Drug Use Requirements ExtraLabelDrugUseRequirements.pdf
Introduction to NYSCHAP Core Module Introduction.pdf
NYSCHAP Approved Disinfectants DisinfectantsAndSuppliers.pdf
NYSCHAP Core Module CoreTrifold.pdf
Summary of NYSCHAP Core Best Management Practices NYSCHAP_CoreBMPs.pdf


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Core Area Assessment CoreAreaAssessment.pdf
Core Risk Assessment Guide CoreRiskAssessmentGuide.pdf
Farm Data Form FarmDataForm.pdf
Farm Worksheet FarmWorksheet.pdf
Health Event Record System HealthEvents.pdf
Herd Health Record System HealthRecords.pdf
Herd Plan Cover Page HerdPlanCoverPage2.pdf
Herd Plan Form HerdPlanForm.pdf
NYSCHAP Application RevisedCoreApplication.pdf

Slide Sets

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Core Module Case Study CoreCaseStudy.pdf
Core Module Teaching Case Study CoreTeachingSlideSet2.pdf

Food Safety and Drug Residue Avoidance

Basic Information

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Best Management Practices to avoid drug residues Best_Management_Practices.pdf
Definitions Definitions_FDA_Module.pdf
Introduction Introduction_FDA_Module.pdf

Risk Assessment, Forms

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8 Steps for Keeping Records
Animal Treatment Plan Form Animal_Treatment_Plan.pdf
Daily Treatment Record Form Daily_Treatment_Form.pdf
NYSCHAP Veterinary Client Drug Usage Agreement Form Vet_Client_Drug_Use_Agreement_Form.pdf
Pre-Market/Slaughter Checklist PreMarketing_Slaughter_Checklist.pdf
Recommended Drug List for Your Dairy Form Recommended_Drug_List_For_Your_Dairy.pdf
Risk Assessment of a cull Dairy Cow for Tissue Residue RiskAssessment_cullDairyCow_TissueResidue.pdf

Foot Health

Basic Information

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Considerations in Flooring, Curt Gooch flooringconsiderationsgooch.pdf
Foot Bath - Key Points (Zinpro) zinprofootbath.pdf
How to judge a hoof trim, Shirley Roenfeldt (Dairy Herd Management) howtojudgeahooftrim_dhm.pdf
Investigating Herds with Lameness Problems, Chuck Guard, DVM, PhD lameherdinvest_guard.pdf
Locomotion Scoring Chart (Zinpro) locomotionscoringchart_zinpro.pdf
NYSCHAP Foot Health Module - Background and Best Management Practices Finalfoottext_05-09.pdf
What to Look For in a Hoof Trimmer, John W. Anderson (Hoard's Dairyman) whattolookforinahooftrimmer.pdf

Foot Health Forms

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Cow Comfort Assessment Tool - For use with the Dairy Herd Lameness Evaluation Form 08CowComfortEvaluation-textresources_9-26.pdf
Dairy Herd Lameness Evaluation Form 08NYSCHAPLamenessRiskAssessmentChart12-11.pdf
Hock Assessment Chart for Cattle HockScoringChart-NYSCHAP-4-04.pdf
Locomotion Scoring Recording Sheet locomotionscoringrecordingsheet.pdf
Use of Locomotion Scoring as a Management Tool locomotionscoringonfarm.pdf

Herd Expansion


Risk Assessment

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Buyers Baseline Survey Form BuyersBaselineSurvey.pdf
Herd Expansion Risk Assessment Form Riskassess_exp.pdf

General Fact Sheets

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Herd Expansion Risk Checklist ExpansionChecklist.pdf
Is Your Business Positioned For Expansion? FarmBusPerformEval.pdf
Managing Health Risks When Introducing Cattle managinghealthrisks.pdf
Vaccination Strategies to Maximize Preventive Health and To Minimize Adverse Effects on Market Quality vacc_facts111.pdf

Teaching Slide Set

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Minimizing Disease Risks During Dairy Expansions Teaching.pdf

Johne's Disease

Johne's Program for Cattle - Description

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Handbook for Veterinarians and Beef Producers Handbook_Vets_and_Beef_Producers.pdf
Handbook for Veterinarians and Dairy Producers Handbook_Vets_and_Dairy_Producers.pdf
Highlights of Designing a Johne's Herd Prevention Plan JohnesHICPs.pdf
How to Enroll a Farm in the NYSCHAP Johne's Module How_to_Enroll_Johnes_Module.pdf
NYSCHAP Johne's Disease Module Summary/Diagram NYJDflowchart.pdf
NYSCHAP Johne's Disease Risk Assessment Form Risk_Assessment_tabular_form.pdf

Johne's Herd Testing in Cattle - Reference Materials

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Johne's Test Strategy Table TeststrategyTable2013.pdf
Basic Procedures for Johne's Testing
Diagnostic Lab Johne's Testing Enrollment Checklist DLEnrollmentChecklist2013.pdf
Environmental Testing Strategies for Johne's Disease EnvironmentalTestingforJohnesDisease.pdf
Issues in Choosing and Using Johne's Tests and Testing Strategies NYSCHAPTESTSTRATEGIES2013.pdf
Johne's Direct Fecal PCR Test DL943-FactSheet-JohnesDirectFecalPCR.pdf
Johne's Pooled Fecal Culture Testing DL1090-JohnesPooledFecalCultureTesting_4_2013.pdf
Johne's Testing Contact Information ContactInfo2013.pdf

Materials Targeted for Producers and Industry

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Johne's Disease Dairy Cattle Checklist - Spanish Version JohnesChecklist_Spanish.pdf
Johne's Disease Dairy Cattle Checklist JohnesChecklist.pdf
Johne's Disease in Cattle - NYSCHAP Brochure JohnesTrifold.pdf
Johne's Disease in Other Ruminants JohnesInOtherRuminants.pdf
Johne's Disease Reference and Web Sites JohnesResources.pdf

Information for the Veterinarian

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Clinical Description and Epidemiology of Johne's Disease in Cattle
Concepts for Interpretation of Johne's Disease Diagnostic Tests 04_JohnesArticle.pdf
Critical Management Points for Prevention and Control of Johnes Disease in Beef Cattle 03_JohnesArticle.pdf
Critical Management Points for Prevention and Control of Johnes Disease in Dairy Cattle 02_JohnesArticle.pdf
Johne's Disease Diagnostic Tests - Fecal Culture 06_JohnesArticle.pdf
Johne's Disease Diagnostic Tests - The ELISA 05_JohnesArticle.pdf
Testing - Choosing the Right Test for the Right Purpose 07_JohnesArticle.pdf

Resource Materials for Designing Johne's Disease Farm Plans

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Choosing the Right Test for the Right Purpose Workbooktestchoices.pdf
Data Worksheets for Manual for Veterinarians Workbookshortdriskassessmentdatasheet.pdf
Designing Johne's Prevention and Control Programs for Dairy Cattle - Key Concepts JohnesHICPs.pdf

New York Johne's Herd Classification Program (JHCP)

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JHCP Additional Risk Assessment Form JHCPAddlRiskAssess10.pdf
JHCP Annual Review Form JHCPAnnualReview10.pdf
JHCP Application JHCPApplication10.pdf

Other Johne's Disease References

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Stabel, JR. Symposium: Biosecurity and Disease. Johne's Disease: A Hidden Threat. J Dairy Sci, 81:283-288, 1998. stabel_biosecurity.pdf
Stabel, JR. Symposium: Health and Safety on the Dairy Farm. Johne's Disease and Milk: Do Consumers Need to Worry. J Dairy Sci, 83:1659-1663, 2000. stabel_milk.pdf

Mastitis Milk Quality

Producer Fact Sheets

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An Introduction to the NYSCHAP Mastitis Module
Bedding Materials and Udder Health
Bulk Tank Monitoring Guidelines BulkTankMonitoringGuidelines.pdf
Clinical Mastitis - Fact Sheet
Coagulase Negative Staph Fact Sheet
Coliform Fact Sheet
Considerations for Cow Bedding
Environmental Mastitis Fact Sheet
Mastitis - Background and Best Management Practices mastitistrifold.pdf
Miscellaneous Mastitis Fact Sheet
Mycoplasma Mastitis Fact Sheet
Public Health Implications
Recommended Milking Procedures RecommendedMilkingProcedureFactSheet.pdf
Staph Aureus Mastitis Fact Sheet
Steptococcal Mastitis: Other than Steptococcus agalactiae
Strep ag Mastitis Fact Sheet
Teat Disinfection
The Milking Machine and Mastitis TheMilkingMachineandMastitis.pdf
Udder Health Herd Goals UdderHealthHerdGoals.pdf
Yeast-Prototheca Mastitis Fact Sheet

Veterinary Resource Materials

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Diagnostic Methods for Evaluating Udder Health Problems Diagnosticmethods.pdf
Epidemiology of Mastitis EpidemiologyofMastitis.pdf
Mastitis Therapy Fact Sheet
Mastitis Therapy Guidelines MastitisTherapyGuidelines.pdf
Mastitis Therapy Protocol MastitisTherapyProtocol.pdf
Pathobiology of Mastitis Pathobiologyofmastitis.pdf
Udder Health Assessment UdderHealthAssessment.pdf


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Nutrition Assessment Fact Sheet Nutritionassessment.pdf
Risk Assessment for Low SCC Herds RiskAssessment-LowSCCherds.pdf
Risk Assessment Guide - General Mastitis MastitisRiskAssessmentGuide.pdf
Risk Assessment Guide by Pathogen RiskAssessmentGuidebypathogen.pdf
Scoring Sheet for Body Condition Score Scoringsheets_BCS.pdf
Scoring Sheet for Milk Flow ScoringsheetsMilkFlow.pdf
Scoring Sheet for Teat Ends ScoringsheetsTES.pdf
Scoring Sheet for Timing of Milking ScoringsheetsTiming.pdf


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Case Study - Low SCC Herd with Environmental Mastitis CasestudylowSCC.pdf
Case Study - Strep ag Herd Casestudystrepag.pdf
Mastitis Risk Assessment - An Overview MastitisRiskAssessmentanoverview.pdf
Pathogen Specific Mastitis Control Pathogenspecificmastitiscontrol.pdf
Regulatory Facts and Drug Residue Avoidance RegulatoryfactsandDrugresidueavoidance.pdf
Residue Avoidance Residueavoidance.pdf
Sampling Protocol and Procedures samplingprotocolandprocedures.pdf


Fact Sheets

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Bovine Herd Salmonellosis BovineHerdSalmonellosis.pdf
Control of Salmonella Dublin in Dairy Herds Control_SalmonellaDublin_dairyherds.pdf
Introduction to the NYSCHAP Salmonella Module
Multi-drug Resistant Salmonella dublin in Cattle
NYSCHAP Salmonellosis Module
Outbreak Investigation and Monitoring by Diagnostic methods
Recommendations for Control in Dairy Calf and Heifer Raising Operations
Salmonellosis Critical Control Points
Usefulness of Vaccination and Vaccines for Control of Salmonellosis


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NYS Modified Risk Scores
NYSCHAP Salmonella Risk Assessment SalmonellaRiskAssessment.pdf
Salmonella Outbreak Epidemiology Questionnaire OutbreakRiskAssessment.pdf

Slide Sets

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Salmonella Case Study SalmonellaCaseReport.pdf
Salmonella Teaching Slides SalmonellaTeachingSlides.pdf

Small Ruminant (NYSSGHAP)


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Basic Biosecurity for Sheep and Goat Operations
Best Management Practices for Pasture Parasite Management
Goat Breeds GoatBreeds.pdf
Sheep Breeds SheepBreeds.pdf
Common Diseases and Health Problems in Sheep and Goats, Purdue Extension Article
Common Areas of Concern in Goat Herds GoatHerdConcerns.pdf

2009 and 2011 National Animal Health Monitoring Survey (NAHMS)


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NYSSGHAP Application Form NYSSGHAP_Application.pdf
NYSSGHAP Farm Data Form NYSSGHAP_FarmDataForm.pdf
NYSSGHAP Worksheet Form NYSSGHAP_Worksheet.pdf
NYSSGHAP Johne’s Risk Assessment NYSSGHAP_JohnesRiskAssessment.pdf
NYSSGHAP Parasite Management Risk Assessment NYSSGHAP_Parasite_Management_Risk_Assessment.pdf
NYSSGHAP Herd Plan Form NYSSGHAP_Herd_PlanForm.pdf
Ontario Flock Biosecurity Assessment
Ontario Flock Health Summary Report
Ontario Flock Productivity Data Entry Form

Common Diseases and Fact Sheets

Scrapie Program

Slide Sets

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Sheep and Goat Biosecurity Presentation Sheep_and_Goat_Biosecurity.pdf
Goat Biosecurity and herd disease Presentation Goat_Biosecurity.pdf


Fact Sheets

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Animal Health Considerations
Basic Nutrition Assessmen for Dairy Farms basicnutritionassessment.pdf
ESMQC Quality Milk Brochure producerbrochure.pdf
Farm Biosecurity self-assessment.pdf
Foot and Mouth Disease
Livestock Judging Tours judgingtour5-7-01.pdf
Multi-drug Resistant Salmonella dublin in Cattle
Petting Zoos and Animal Exhibition publicinfo.pdf
Practices for Farm Visitors BMPFarmVisitors8-16.pdf
Practices for Prevention of Disease
Transition Cow Benchmarks
Transition Cow Questionnaire TransitionCowQuestionnaire.pdf
Transition Cow Resource List


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January, 2003 01-03.pdf
December, 2002 AnnualReport_02.pdf
March, 2002 03-02.pdf
January, 2002 01-02.pdf
December, 2001 01-annualreport.pdf
October, 2001 10-01.pdf
July, 2001 07-01.pdf
April, 2001 04-01.pdf
January, 2001 01-01.pdf
December, 2000 00-annualreport.pdf
April, 2000 04-00.pdf
January, 2000 01-00.pdf

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