JD and dairy cattle
Animal Health Australia (AHA) coordinates the national Johne’s disease (JD) in cattle Framework for the Australian dairy and beef industries, governments and veterinarians.
Dairy industry approach to Johne’s disease
Johne’s disease (JD) is a relatively common disease in the dairy regions of south-east Australia.
The principal focus is to minimise the risk of product contamination by promoting good dairy hygiene through:
The National Dairy BJD Assurance Score provides an industry qualitative risk assessment score.
- Dairy industry approach to BJD management—Dairy Australia
- Bovine Johne’s disease—Victorian DEPI
- Bovine Johne’s diease (NJD) in cattle—NSW DPI