BSE Update — January 27, 2004

On Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, 18 animals of interest were euthanized and sampled from the Quincy, WA, facility. Four animals of interest were euthanized and sampled at the Tenino, WA, facility. In addition to these two facilities, USDA has previously conducted selective depopulation activities at these facilities:
  • Bull calf premises - a total of 449 animals depopulated
  • Mabton, WA (index premises) - a total of 131 animals depopulated
  • Mattawa, WA - a total of 39 animals depopulated
  • Connell, WA - a total of 15 animals depopulated
  • Boardman, OR - a total of 20 animals depopulated

To date, all 170 samples from the index herd and the Mattawa herd have completed testing; results were negative for BSE. The final test results for the samples taken at Connell, WA; Boardman, OR; Quincy, WA; and Tenino, WA are not yet available.


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