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Ram in El Paso County tests positive for rabies


Last updated 8/19/2020 at 10:06am

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has confirmed that a 3-month-old ram in El Paso County with neurologic signs tested positive for rabies at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment laboratory. This is the third case of rabies in domestic livestock in Colorado in 2020; a bull in Pueblo county and a goat in Yuma county were diagnosed with rabies earlier this year.  

This case was first reported to El Paso County Public Health the previous week when residents in the Elbert, Black Forest area, said one of their sheep was experiencing symptoms of rabies following an atta...

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