Bluetongue in cattle, sheep and goat 

The Norwegian Veterinary institute monitor the situation of bluetongue on assignment from the Norwegian Food Safety Authority.

The aim of the surveillance programme for bluetongue is to document freedom from the infection in Norway according to the demands in Regulation (EC) No.1266/2007, Annex 1.1.2, and to contribute to the maintenance of this favourable situation.


All bulk milk samples collected in 2021 were negative for antibodies against bluetongue virus serotype 8.

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