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Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is an extremely contagious disease affecting cloven-hoofed livestock and wildlife species, including cattle, pigs, sheep, bison, elk, deer, wild boar, llamas, etc. Foot and mouth disease is a viral disease causing fever and vesicles that rupture in the mouth and on the skin of the udder and feet.
Foot and mouth disease is a provincially reportable disease for cattle and yaks, swine, including wild boars, farmed bison, sheep and goats and domestic cervids.
- Fact sheet about foot and mouth disease, how it is spread, and the control and eradication of it in cloven-hoofed livestock and wildlife species.