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Goat tests positive for rabies; pet, livestock owners warned


Last updated 6/17/2020 at 1:14pm

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has confirmed that a domestic goat in Yuma County with neurologic clinical signs, including sudden aggression, was euthanized and tested positive for rabies on June 1. This is the second Colorado case of rabies in domestic livestock this year. In April ,a bull in Pueblo County was diagnosed with rabies.

“Livestock owners need to be aware that rabies exposure can happen on their property, especially from rabid skunks that gain entry into barns or animal pens,” said State Veterinarian Dr. Keith Roehr. “Veterinarians are a valuable resource to h...

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