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Australia is free of many infectious horse diseases, sparing horse owners from costly disease control. The occurrence of an emergency horse disease could severely restrict horse movements, racing a
Applications are now open for the eConnected Grainbelt Project’s new WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program.
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
Goats in Western Australia are required to be identified by the age of six months or before they leave the property of birth, whichever occurs first.
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].
All cattle in Western Australia are required to be earmarked or branded by the age of six months in the south west and by 18 months in the north, or before leaving the property, whichever occurs fi
Digital Farm Program Grants
A second Tranche of recipients has been announced, as part of Round one of the State Government's successful Digital Farm Grants Program.
Feeding food waste to pigs is illegal in Australia because it could introduce devastating diseases to pigs and other livestock.
In Western Australia, all owners of livestock are legally required to register with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, (DPIRD) Brands Office.
Early recognition of disease is one of the most important factors influencing the control of disease and the reduction of its impact on industry and the community.
There are a variety of possible causes of diarrhoea in adult cattle and they are often different to the common causes of diarrhoea, or scours, in calves.
Antimicrobial resistance threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an increasing range of infections in humans and animals caused by bacteria, parasites and viruses.
Strict movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).
Livestock owners should consider water quality when planning and reviewing the water supplies for their livestock.
All livestock in Western Australia must be correctly identified according to species.
Irrigation is one of the most important factors in producing a good yield of quality citrus.
The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) describes Australia’s system for the identification and tracing of livestock.
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.
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.