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Table 3 Details of VRQ/VRQ ewes that provided milk for PMCA

From: Evidence of effective scrapie transmission via colostrum and milk in sheep

Milk donor Infection status Scrapie transmission to lambs Lactation day Number of positive tests of a total of four tests
07-1006 Scrapie Yes 7 4
(Study 3)    13 4
    42 4
07-1337 Scrapie Yes 8 4
(Study 3)    14 4
    28 4
    35 4
    43 4
07-1288 Scrapie Yes 7 4
(Study 3)    13 4
    20 4
    27 4
    42 4
    48 4
07-1287 Scrapie Yes 6 4
(Study 3)    19 4
    26 4
    41 3
    47 4
07-1292 Scrapie Yes 6 2
(Study 3)    19 4
    26 4
    41 3
    47 4
139/6 Scrapie No* 12 4
(Study 1)     
M340 Scrapie-free Not tested 7 0
    14 0
    21 0
    28 0
N290 Scrapie-free Not tested 10 1
    17 0
    24 0
    31 0
N531 Scrapie-free Not tested 8 0
    15 1
    22 1
    29 0
P201 Scrapie-free Not tested 9 0
    16 0
    23 0
    30 0
P381 Scrapie-free Not tested 10 0
    17 0
    24 0
    31 0
  1. * Culled at 105 days of age.
  2. Positive samples are in bold font.
  3. All scrapie-free sheep were Cheviot ewes, sheep 139/6 was a Poll Dorset × Friesland, see Table 2 for breeds of the other scrapie-affected sheep.