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Amendments to the Animal Welfare Act 2002 which will enable the implementation of national animal welfare standards for livestock have been introduced to State Parliament.
Australian state and territory governments are set to legislate the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) for pigs in 2018.
Many paddocks have been affected by a subclover red leaf syndrome between Brookton and Esperance this season.
Sheep producers are advised to monitor and condition score their sheep to help plan when to start supplementary feeding this summer.
The department’s Livestock Compliance Unit (LCU) is reminding producers to closely inspect livestock before transportation to ensure they are fit to load.