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Ovine Observer Issue number # 94 December 2021

In this issue:

1. Proximity sensors provide an effective, accurate and cheap alternative for measuring dam pedigree of lambs in Australian sheep flocks

2. DXA calibration at WAMMCO, Katanning

3. WA NLIS Sheep and Goat advisory group established

4. Optional sheep...

WIN Vol 141

The last newsletter edition for 2021 features articles on a snail baiting demonstration, wrap up of regional wine tasting workshops, SWA certification training and a summary of wine industry related podcasts.

Seasonal Climate Outlook December 2021

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for summer, December 2021 to February 2022 is indicating mixed chances of exceeding median rainfall for the South West Land Division (SWLD).

From 1 January 2022, earmarking of sheep and earmarking and/or branding of cattle (including buffalo) will be optional.

Maintaining feed-on-offer at around 2 t DM/ha for four weeks around the Timerite® date in spring can effectively control RLEM in the following growing season.

Seasonal Climate Outlook November 2021

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for November 2021 to January 2022 is indicating less than 40 per cent (%) chance of exceeding median rainfall for the majority of the South West Land Division (SWLD).

WA Livestock Disease Outlook for vets - November 2021

Livestock disease investigations protect our markets

Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of particular livestock diseases. The WA Livestock Disease Outlook summarises recent significant disease...

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers November 2021

Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of particular livestock diseases. The WA livestock disease outlook – for producers summarises recent significant disease investigations by Department of Primary...

These frequently asked questions provide information on the regulation and management of Johne's disease (JD) in cattle in Western Australia.

This webpage outlines the history of Johne’s disease (JD) in cattle regulation in Australia and changes to current regulation in Western Australia.

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