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Cyclones, storms and floods can result in loss of harvest or livestock, increased susceptibility of livestock to disease, contamination of water bodies, land degradation through wind and water eros
Managing farm biosecurity following a fire, flood or dry season is a balance of caring for livestock and paddocks while limiting the introduction of new pests, diseases or weeds onto the property.
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
Under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013, all movements of livestock must be accompanied by a valid waybill.
AgMemo is the department’s flagship newsletter - keeping subscribers across the state up to date with the department’s activities, news and advice. In this edition:
- Research focus on the...
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) approved procedure for detection of trematode eggs and Eimeria leuckarti sedimentation method (FEST) on faecal samples.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for November 2019 to January 2020 is indicating less than 40% chance of...
Western Australia has a reputation for producing healthy livestock free from diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our ability to sell livestock within Australia or overseas.
Western Australia is free of most of the significant diseases that affect animals in other parts of the world.
Newcastle disease is a severe viral disease of poultry and other birds.
Avian influenza is an infectious disease of birds caused by an influenza virus.
2019 has been a difficult season for many throughout Western Australia with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.
The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture.
In Western Australia, all owners of livestock are legally required to register with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Brands Office.
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...
Calling a vet to investigate disease protects our markets: The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases...
Identification of livestock in Western Australia is required under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) regula
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for October to December, 2019 is indicating 20-60% chance of exceeding median...
When conducting research on managing your property or starting a new enterprise there are many sources of information from state and local government departments to rural suppliers and industry ass
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for spring, September to November 2019 is indicating less than a 40% chance of...