In this edition...
Despite good recent rainfall in some areas, the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is reminding producers to review supplementary feed programs to make sure animals are adequately fed and there are no animal welfare risks.
As we near the end of winter and move into spring, there are a number of livestock diseases producers are being asked to keep a lookout for.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has introduced a single phone number for all enquiries related to livestock brands and National Livestock Identification System requirements.
Three PhDs, two honours and four internships have so far been awarded as part of the Sheep Industry Business Innovation Scholarship program which commenced in July 2017.
The Northern Beef Development project has welcomed the appointment of Stephanie Coombes as Development Officer for the Pilbara region.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development completed the Sheep Industry Business Innovation project in June 2018 and the knowledge gained through the project lives on through the below project legacies.
Stock owners are reminded to regularly and closely inspect livestock and treat any issues after a landholder was recently fined a total of $20,000 in the Busselton Courthouse for offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2002 (the Act).