Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia

Last Modified: Mon, 10 Jul 2023 11:50:28 IST
Disease name Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D, A
Species affected Ovine
Description Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) is a disease affecting goats and some wild ruminant species. In goats it is manifested by anorexia, fever and respiratory signs such as dyspnoea, polypnoea, cough and nasal discharges. In naive herds outbreaks may result in 100% morbidity and mortality. CCPP is not considered a public health concern.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC
S.I. No. 130/2016 - Notification and Control of Diseases affecting Terrestrial Animals (No. 2) Regulations 2016. (
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes