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Growing global demand for Australian beef products, driven primarily by Asian countries, presents opportunities to expand livestock production and value add in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of
Classical swine fever (CSF) and African swine fever (ASF) are both highly contagious viral diseases that only affect pigs. The diseases are similar, although they are caused by different viruses.
The new Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements have commenced and are referred to as the DRFAWA in Western Australia.
Applications have been sought for the eConnected Grainbelt Project’s new WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program.
Some pig owners may not be aware that feeding meat and meat products to pigs is illegal in Australia because it could introduce devastating diseases to pigs and other livestock.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assi
Measurements of water quality and quantity are required for effective planning and monitoring of water supplies for livestock.
Western Australia has a well-deserved reputation for producing healthy livestock that are free of diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our markets.
Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].
Western Australia (WA) has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.
The State Government is committed to improving mobile connectivity in regional Western Australia.
Western Australia's access to livestock and livestock product export markets, worth about $2 billion annually, relies on Australia being free of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).
The poultry biosecurity checklist summarises the actions needed to protect your poultry and the Western Australian poultry industry from the devastating effects of emergency diseases such as avian
Ovine brucellosis is a reproductive disease that can affect all breeds of sheep.
Western Australia exports about 80% of its livestock and livestock product annually.
The Plan, Prepare and Prosper workshop is a free workshop program designed to assist rural businesses that are involved in farming, fishing and food processing to plan for and manage through variab
Western Australia has laws that control chemical use on livestock. These laws protect people, animals and the environment from harm, and maintain access to overseas markets.
Pink eye or infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) is a common and contagious eye condition that affects cattle of all ages. It is most commonly seen in calves and young stock.
There are multiple causes of infertility, abortion and stillbirths in cows. These include some diseases that are exotic to Western Australia and some zoonotic diseases.