Whilst sheep, cattle, chickens and pigs are the bread and butter of Australia’s livestock production, there are a host of other unique livestock sectors across the country that contribute to the economy and also require good on-farm biosecurity and emergency animal disease preparedness. Read more.
The Farm Biosecurity Program, Australia’s only national on-farm biosecurity awareness program, was recognised by winning the Australian Government’s prestigious government biosecurity award on Tuesday 7 March. Read more
In some rare, but great news, ovine Johne’s disease (OJD) – a disease that has caused significant sheep losses in the past – is being detected in less animals inspected as part of the National Sheep Health Monitoring Project (SHMP). Read more