Colorado issues new requirement for NM livestock
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Colorado has issued a new requirement for horses entering the state from New Mexico, where 11 premises have been quarantined due to a virus.
State veterinary officials said Friday that health certificates for horses, mules, cattle, bison, sheep, goats, swine and camelids from New Mexico now must include a statement from a veterinarian stating that no signs of vesicular stomatitis have been found in the animals and that the animals didn’t come from a premise that was quarantined for the disease.
Vesicular stomatitis can cause painful sores in infected animals. It is believed to be spread through insects that migrate along river valleys.
9:02 a.m. On the 1000 block of Sage Court, community services personnel in Craig responded to a code enforcement call. A resident was issued a verbal warning for a code violation.