Kōrero: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Scrapie scare (2 o 2)

Scrapie scare

If scrapie became established in New Zealand sheep it would prevent the export of breeding stock, embryos and semen to many other countries. Consequently, when it was detected in this research flock being quarantined on Mana Island in 1978, there was no alternative but to kill and bury all the animals.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6325 W3302 10

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Sheep contagious diseases', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17436/scrapie-scare (accessed 28 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008