Official Statistics

Sheep and goats: scrapie disease surveillance

A joint descriptive report on the statutory disease surveillance of scrapie in sheep and goats in Great Britain.



This report includes detailed data of statutory scrapie surveillance in sheep and goats in 2013 in Great Britain and aggregated data for the period 2002 to 2013.

It includes analyses and interpretation of the following surveillance testing routes:

  • notification of clinical signs
  • fallen stock survey
  • dead in transit survey
  • abattoir survey
  • Compulsory Scrapie Flocks Scheme
  • Atypical Scrapie Scheme