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The productivity of sheep is largely governed by the amount of pasture they eat and this is influenced by the quantity of the pasture on offer and its quality.
The State Government is committed to improving mobile connectivity in regional Western Australia, through its Regional Telecommunications Project (RTP) and the Regional Mobile Communications Projec
Technology plays an integral role in ensuring our State’s agricultural sector remains profitable and sustainable.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for winter, June to August and June to October 2020 is indicating less than a 40...
The Lambing Planner is a simple tool that allows you to change a lambing date or a joining date to see the impacts of that on other key times in the reproductive year.
Western Australia's climate has changed over the last century, particularly over the last 50 years. Average temperature has risen about 1°C.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for May to July 2020 is indicating less than 40% probability of above median...
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.
Pig owners play a vital role in maintaining Western Australia's high animal health status and reputation as a producer of quality livestock and livestock products.
Ovine brucellosis is a reproductive disease that can affect all breeds of sheep.
Shallow relief drains relatively cheap and easy to construct, and are effective at removing surface water from flooded or ponding land.
African swine fever is a highly contagious virus that causes high death rates in pigs.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) maintains animal health surveillance and disease control programs to support Western Australia's high animal health status.
Getting all your weather information in one place is now even easier, thanks to the launch of the eConnected Grainbelt Project
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has created a sampling and post-mortem guide to assist veterinarians investigating pig disease.
This edition includes articles on:
Pregnancy Scanning Benchmarks Tool
Using non-invasive microwave to measure fat depth on lamb carcasses
Stress and reproductive hormones are...
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
African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious virus that causes an often fatal disease in pigs and wild boar.
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).