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APHIS Publications
This Web page provides access to all external publications currently available from USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) in print, PDF format, or both. The publications presented here are organized according to category, title, date, item type, and publication number (if applicable). To search for specific publications, use Ctrl+F to search text. We continue to make improvements that will include custom sorts and data filters.

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If available in printed form and in stock, you may order copies of an APHIS publication through the APHIS Publications Ordering System. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery of your items.

NOTICE: The APHIS Publications Ordering System is temporarily down.  Please email your publication request to

If you have any questions about your order, contact APHIS' Publication and Distribution Management Team.

Please note that APHIS now publishes many of its publications online only. If you have questions about a publication's availability, contact APHIS' Legislative and Public Affairs office at 301-851-4100.

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Cleaning and Disinfecting Checklist for Backyard Poultry Owners
[Program Aid #: 2026/2026S]
Bird Biosecurity2015Animal HealthHanging Card
Keep Your Birds Healthy
[Program Aid #: 2014]
Bird Biosecurity2015Animal HealthBookmark
Backyard Biosecurity: 6 Ways To Prevent Poultry Diseases
[Program Aid #: 1764/1764S]
Bird Biosecurity2015Animal HealthPoster
Backyard Biosecurity Practices To Keep Your Birds Healthy
[Program Aid #: 1765]
Bird Biosecurity2015Animal HealthBrochure
Biosecurity For Birds - Exotic Newcastle Disease
[Program Aid #: 1768/1768S]
Bird Biosecurity2015Animal HealthCard
Biosecurity For Birds - Avian Influenza
[Program Aid #: 1767/1767S]
Bird Biosecurity2015Animal HealthCard
Attention Poultry Owners: Biosecurity Is Important!
[Program Aid #: 2162]
Avian Influenza2015Animal HealthPoster
The Animal Welfare Act Prohibitions on Animal Fighting
[Program Aid #: APHIS 41-05-014]
Animal Welfare Act2015Animal WelfareFactsheet (Color)
Avian Influenza Findings Emphasize the Need for Good Biosecurity
[Program Aid #: APHIS 91-55-099]
Avian Influenza2015Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
Guidance for Hunters--Protect Yourself and Your Birds From Avian Influenza [APHIS 91-55-098]
[Program Aid #: APHIS 91-55-098]
Avian Influenza2015Animal Health/Wildlife DamageFactsheet (Color)
2015 Backyard Biosecurity: Keeping Your Birds Healthy [Program Aid #2152]
[Program Aid #: 2152]
Bird Biosecurity2014Animal HealthCalendar
Animal Disease Traceability Requirements for Cattle and Bison Moving Interstate2012Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Biosecurity Tips for Horse Owners [APHIS 91-55-096]
[Program Aid #: APHIS 91-55-096]
Horses (Equine)2014Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
Bovine Cysticercosis [# APHIS 91-45-019]
[Program Aid #: APHIS 91-45-019]
Cattle2014Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
Protecting U.S. Agriculture From BioterrorismOther/Select Agents2014Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
New World ScrewwormOther2014Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Contagious Equine MetritisContagious Equine Metritis2014Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Federal Oversight of Animal Use in Research Facilities [Publication #: APHIS 41-05-011]
[Program Aid #: APHIS 41-05-011]
Research2014Animal WelfareFactsheet (color)
Questions and Answers: Judicious Use of Antimicrobials in Food-Producing AnimalsOther2014Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
National Veterinary Services Laboratories [Program Aid #: 2099]
[Program Aid #: 2099]
Laboratory2014Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
Bovine TuberculosisCattle2014Animal HealthFactsheet (BW), Q&A
Preventing Bovine TuberculosisCattle2014Animal HealthFactsheet (BW), Q&A
USDA Pathways Program: Saul T. Wilson, Jr., Internship [APHIS 91-15-002]
[Program Aid #: APHIS 91-15-002]
APHIS Mission2015Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
USDA Pathways Program: Daniel E. Salmon Internship [APHIS 91-15-001]
[Program Aid #: APHIS 91-15-001]
APHIS Mission2015Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
Regulation of Dog/Cat Breeders and DealersAnimal Dealers2014Animal WelfareFactsheet (BW,QA)
Appeals ProcessAnimal Welfare Act (AWA)2014Animal WelfareFactsheet (BW)
How To Protect Your Birds / Como Proteger˙A Sus Aves
[Program Aid #: 1885A/1885A-S]
Bird Biosecurity2014Animal HealthPoster
Guia de Bioseguridad para los Propietarios de Aves de Corral y Aves
[Program Aid #: 1885S]
Bird Biosecurity2014Animal HealthBrochure
Biosecurity Guide for Poultry and Bird Owners
[Program Aid #: 1885]
Bird Biosecurity2014Animal HealthBrochure
Veterinary Services Centers: Providing International Leadership [Program Aid #: 2134]
[Program Aid #: 2134]
APHIS Mission2013Animal HealthBrochure
Avian Influenza Diagnostics and TestingAvian Influenza2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Avian Influenza Responding to Concerns About Influenza Type A Viruses Avian Influenza2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Backyard Biosecurity [Program Aid #: 2140-2]
[Program Aid #: 2140-2]
Bird Biosecurity2013Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
Biosecurity For Birds: Avian Influenza [Program Aid #: 2140-3]
[Program Aid #: 2140-3]
Bird Biosecurity2013Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
Biosecurity For Birds: Exotic Newcastle Disease [Program Aid #: 2140-4]
[Program Aid #: 2140-4]
Bird Biosecurity2013Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
Biosecurity Tips for Pet Bird Owners [Program Aid #: 2140-5]
[Program Aid #: 2140-5]
Bird Biosecurity2013Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
Biosecurity Tips: 6 Ways To Prevent Poultry Disease [Program Aid #: 2140-1]
[Program Aid #: 2140-1]
Bird Biosecurity2013Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
Biosecurity Tips for Handling Wild Birds [Program Aid #: 2140-6]
[Program Aid #: 2140-6]
Bird Biosecurity2013Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
BSE Final RuleBSE2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Emergency Response: Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Other Foreign Animal DiseasesEmergency Response2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Foot-and-Mouth DiseaseEmergency Response2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Protecting America From Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Other High-Consequence Livestock DiseasesEmergency Response2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
High-Consequence Foreign Animal Diseases and PestsEmergency Response2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
National Veterinary Stockpile: Ready for Animal Disease Emergencies [Program Aid #: 2139]
[Program Aid #: 2139]
Emergency Response2013Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
National Animal Health Laboratory Network: Enhancing Early Detection [Program Aid #: 1878]
[Program Aid #: 1878]
Laboratory2013Animal HealthBrochure
Veterinary Biologics: Use and Regulation [Program Aid #: 1713]
[Program Aid #: 1713]
Laboratory2013Animal HealthBrochure
Questions and Answers: Infectious Salmon Anemia and the Pacific NorthwestOther2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Questions and Answers: The National Veterinary Stockpile and Animal Handling EquipmentOther2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW,QA)
Questions and Answers: The National Veterinary Stockpile's Exercise ProgramOther2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW,QA)
Questions and Answers: The National Veterinary Stockpile and the 24 Hour Push PackOther2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW,QA)
Questions and Answers: The National Veterinary Stockpile and Portable Refrigeration UnitsOther2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW,QA)
Questions and Answers: The National Veterinary Stockpile and 3D Response Support ServicesOther2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW,QA)
Scrapie: How Does It Affect Sheep and Goat Producers in Alabama? [Program Aid #: 2136]
[Program Aid #: 2136]
Scrapie2013Animal HealthBrochure
Questions and Answers: Influenza A in SwineSwine/Feral Swine2013Animal HealthFactsheet (BW,QA)
Animal Care Externship Program for College and University Students [Program Aid #: 2138]
[Program Aid #: 2138]
APHIS Mission2013Animal WelfareBrochure
Does APHIS? New Retail Pet Rule Impact Me?Pets (Dog, Cats, Birds, other)2013Animal WelfareFactsheet (Color)
Retail Pet Store Final RulePets (Dog, Cats, Birds, other)2013Animal Welfare/Animal HealthFactsheet (BW, QA)
APHIS Veterinary Services: Helping Native Americans Protect Their Livestock and Fisheries [Program Aid #: 2123-3]
[Program Aid #: 2123-3]
Livestock (Native American)2012Animal HealthFactsheet (Color)
National Veterinary StockpileOther2012Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Vesicular StomatitisVesicular Stomatitis2012Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Animal Welfare ActAnimal Welfare Act (AWA)2012Animal WelfareFactsheet (Color)
El Acta del Bienestar AnimalAnimal Welfare Act (AWA)2012Animal WelfareFactsheet (Color)
Inspection Procedures in Response to an Incident or Adverse Event QAsAnimal Welfare Act (AWA)2012Animal WelfareFactsheet (BW,QA)
Inspection Procedures in Response to an Incident or Adverse Event in Regulated Facilities (Stakeholders Announcement)Animal Welfare Act (AWA)2012Animal WelfareStakeholder Announ. (BW)
Compliance Inspections [Program Aid # APHIS 41-05-012]Animal Welfare Act (AWA)2012Animal WelfareFactsheet (Color)
The Animal Welfare Act Guidelines for County and State Fairs [Publication: #APHIS 41-05-013]
[Program Aid #: APHIS 41-05-013]
Animal Welfare Act (AWA)2012Animal WelfareFactsheet (Color)
Animal ExhibitorsAnimals2012Animal WelfareFactsheet (BW)
Guidelines for the Control of TB in Elephants, QAsElephants2012Animal WelfareFactsheet (BW,QA)
La Ley de Proteccion del CaballoHorse Protection Act (HPA)2012Animal WelfareFactsheet (Color)
The Horse Protection ActHorse Protection Act (HPA)2012Animal WelfareFactsheet (Color)
Animal Care's Use of Thermography: QAsHorses (Equine)2012Animal WelfareFactsheet (BW,QA)
Avian Surveillance [Program Aid #: APHIS 91-95-014]
[Program Aid #: APHIS 91-95-009]
Laboratory2014Animal HealthCard
Avian Influenza: Protect Your Birds [Program Aid #: 2079]
[Program Aid #: 2079]
Avian Influenza2011Animal HealthBrochure
Proteja a su ave de la influenza aviar [Program Aid #: 2079S]
[Program Aid #: 2079S]
Avian Influenza2011Animal HealthBrochure
After you touch ducklings or chicks, wash your hands so you don't get sick!Birds/Poultry2011Animal HealthPoster
Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs) [Program Aid #: APHIS 91-95-012]
[Program Aid #: APHIS 91-95-012]
Laboratory2014Animal HealthCard
NAHLN Quality Management [Program Aid #: APHIS 91-95-015]
[Program Aid #: APHIS 91-95-010]
Laboratory2014Animal HealthCard
NAHLN Emergency Preparedness [Program Aid #: APHIS 91-05-016]
[Program Aid #: APHIS 91-95-011]
Laboratory2014Animal HealthCard
Swine Surveillance [Program Aid #: APHIS 91-95-008]
[Program Aid #: APHIS 91-95-008]
Laboratory2014Animal HealthCard
Supporting International TradeTrade/Safeguarding2011Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Update on the National Veterinary Accreditation ProgramTrade/Safeguarding2011Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Bird Biosecurity Fun Word Games [Program Aid #: 2050]
[Program Aid #: 2050]
Bird Biosecurity2010Animal HealthGames/Puzzle
Bovine Tuberculosis Federal Order, QAsBovine TB2010Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Cattle Fever TicksCattle Fever Tick2010Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Cattle Fever Ticks SpanishCattle Fever Tick2010Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Pest Alert: Cattle Fever Ticks and Cattle Fever [Program Aid #: 2045]Cattle Fever Tick2010Animal HealthAlert
National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps, Step Outside the Ordinary (for students) [Program Aid #:1940-2]Emergency Response2010Animal HealthBrochure
National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps, Step Outside the Ordinary (for veterinarians) [Program Aid #: 1940-1]Emergency Response2010Animal HealthBrochure
National Scrapie Eradication Program: Animal Identification and Recordkeeping Guide for Sheep and GoatsScrapie2014Animal HealthFactsheet (BW)
Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia - Keep Fish Healthy and What Your Boat Transports [Program Aid #: 2054 and 2055]
[Program Aid #: 2054]
Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia2010Animal HealthCard
The Horse Protection Act: Responsibilities of Horse Show ManagementHorse Protection Act (HPA)2010Animal WelfareTech Note
Helping You, the Poultry Breeder, Prevent Disease [Program Aid #: 1708]
[Program Aid #: 1708]
Birds/Poultry2009Animal HealthBrochure
Backyard Biosecurity: 6 ways to prevent poultry diseases [Program Aid #: 1764A]
[Program Aid #: 1764-A]
Bird Biosecurity2008Animal HealthPoster
Backyard Biosecurity: 6 ways to prevent poultry diseases [Program Aid #: 1764S]
[Program Aid #: 1764-S]
Bird Biosecurity2008Animal HealthPoster
Backyard Biosecurity: 6 ways to prevent poultry diseases - Dari [Program Aid #: 1767D]
[Program Aid #: 1767D]
Bird Biosecurity2008Animal HealthPoster
Backyard Biosecurity: 6 ways to prevent poultry diseases - Pashto [Program Aid #: 1767P]
[Program Aid #: 1767P]
Bird Biosecurity2008Animal HealthPoster
Birdwatchers Card [Program Aid #: 11-15-002]
[Program Aid #: 11-15-002]
Birds/Poultry2008Animal HealthCard
Pseudorabies (Aujeszky's Disease) and Its Eradication [Program Aid #: 1923]
[Program Aid #: 1923]
Other2008Animal HealthReport
How Poultry Disease SpreadsBirds/PoultryAnimal HealthPoster
National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps, What to do When You're ActivatedAnimal HealthAnimal HealthBrochure
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