Native to South America, Bathurst burr is one of the most common contaminants of wool, becoming entangled in … Read more
Animal Health Australia’s Executive Manager Biosecurity, Duncan Rowland said … Read more
Cattle producers now have a new tool to help avoid and control bovine Johne’s disease (BJD) on their properties with Animal Health Australia’s (AHA) comprehensive suite of BJD pages on the AHA website.
These new webpages provide … Read more
AHA members are waiting with ‘baited’ breath for the start of a new project dedicated to the development of formal industry-government aquatic animal disease response arrangements.
While Australia … Read more
A number of Exercise Odysseus activities were held in Canberra late last month as part of the national livestock standstill exercise program to enhance government and industry preparedness … Read more
Animal Health Australia’s (AHA) revamped Spotted anything unusual? campaign has been launched to remind producers to be on the lookout for symptoms of unusual or exotic livestock diseases that have the potential to devastate Australia’s livestock industry and impact human … Read more
Development of the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Cattle and Sheep has concluded. If ministerial endorsement is received, the standards are intended to … Read more
Buying from a closed herd or flock is an excellent biosecurity practice that can greatly reduce the risk of introducing unwanted pests or diseases. However, there are important checks to undertake when purchasing from a closed flock … Read more
A recent survey of producers confirmed that veterinarians across the country play an active role in advising livestock producers about on-farm biosecurity and general farm management … Read more
A pilot project aimed at reducing the financial impacts of endemic diseases and other production conditions on farm and supply chain productivity in Australia begins this month.
The Sheep Pilot Livestock Production Conditions Project (LPCP) has been … Read more