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Sheep farmers can save money and time eradicating new lice infestations by taking simple biosecurity measures that become part of normal management programs.
SheepMAP is a market assurance program designed to provide producers with a source of sheep which are at low risk of having ovine Johne's disease (OJD). The program is a voluntary scheme.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the livestock sector.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has created the following guide to assist vets to collect appropriate samples during livestock disease investigations.
The following procedure is designed to aid veterinarians when taking histopathology samples for livestock post-mortems.
The Potato Industry Assistance Grants Program has now closed.
The health and nutrition of the pregnant ewe largely determines how successful lambing is in any given year.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.
This web article describes the most common diseases of vegetables in home gardens.
Botulism is a rapid onset, usually fatal disease caused by the botulinum toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
Melioidosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which can affect animals and humans.
Confined feeding of sheep in commercial feedlots could benefit Western Australian (WA) producers and processors.The WA lamb supply is seasonal, with a strong supply of lambs finished on green feed
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating neutral chance (40-60%) of exceeding median rainfall for November...
The Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 requires that certain diseases must be reported to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) if they are kno
‘One Health’ is an internationally supported approach that recognises that the health and well-being of animals, people and the environment are closely linked and that international, national and
Opportunities for WA fruits can be built by identifying export markets with the best potential return, underpinned by demand.
Bluetongue virus can infect all ruminants but it usually only causes serious disease in sheep. Cattle may be infected with the virus but rarely show disease.
Welcome to the new AgMemoBig year of activity with agriculture budgetContinued response to major biosecurity incidentsNew pest rabbit virus now available as commercial product...
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast system is indicating mixed chances of exceeding median rainfall for October to December 2017...
Oats more competitive than wheat and barleyIt is now legal to use Trifluralin in oatsAre oats susceptible to root lesion nematodes?Oats are susceptible to a number of leaf...