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Table 1 Scrapie control measures

From: Scrapie prevalence in sheep of susceptible genotype is declining in a population subject to breeding for resistance

Year/date of introduction Control measure
1993 Scrapie becomes a notifiable disease
2002 January Active surveillance (EU)
2003 October Control measures in flocks of origin of classical-scrapie positive animals (EU)
2004 October Obligatory use of ARR/ARR rams for flocks with more than 10 breeding ewes (except some rare breeds)
2005 September Obligatory use of ARR/ARR rams for all flocks (except some rare breeds)
2007 June Obligatory use of ARR/ARR rams withdrawn
  1. Chronology of scrapie control measures in The Netherlands.