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Disease Detail

Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious viral infection primarily of cloven-hoofed domestic animals (cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, and water buffalo) and cloven-hoofed wild animals. The disease is characterized by fever and vesicles with subsequent erosions in the mouth, nares, muzzle, feet, or teats

Species List

  • Bovine
  • Swine
  • Caprine/Ovine
  • Wildlife

Resource List

Resource Type Language Download File
PowerPoint English Foot-and-Mouth Disease
PowerPoint English Foot and Mouth Disease Symptoms
PowerPoint(pdf format) English Foot and Mouth Disease Symptoms pdf
PowerPoint(pdf format) English Foot-and-Mouth Disease.pdf
PowerPoint(pdf format) English FMD lesions by DEFRA
Technical Card English Foot-and-mouth Disease
Video English FMD Video
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Cattle Post Mortem Lesions
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Foot and Mouth Disease in Wildlife
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Hoof Lesions
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Muzzle and Oral blisters
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Salivation
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Sheep and Goats
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Swine
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Teat Lesions
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Tongue Lesions

Emergency Reporting

To report a potential emergency :

  • Call Texas Animal Health Commission at (800) 550-8242
  • Or USDA APHIS Veterinary Services at (512) 383-2400 in Austin, Texas
  • Or visit the Veterinary Services website for other state's contact information