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This is the sixth year of the Biosecurity Blitz that encourages communities across Australia to get outdoors to look for insects, weeds and signs of disease, which could impact Western Australia’s...
The Grainbelt Digital Enhancement Program (GDEP) is an initiative from the $22 million Agricultural Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund.
White spot is a highly contagious viral infection that affects all crustaceans.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Diagnostics and Laboratory Services (DDLS) - Animal Pathology, Western Australia (formerly DAFWA Animal Health Laboratories) provides a
The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to...
The WA livestock disease outlook – for vets summarises recent significant disease investigations by Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) vets and private vets...
As part of the successful Getting Value from Farm Data Networks grower group forum at Technology Park, Bentley, held in 2017, four high quality speakers presented to about 70 attendees.
The aim of the eConnected Grainbelt Project is to make a real difference to growers’ businesses and the grains industry.
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.
A key component of live animal exports is the health certification that demonstrates to the importing country that the livestock meet market requirements.
The release of the nation’s first Digital Infrastructure Atlas will provide WA enterprises with increased opportunities to improve their telecommunications services.
WA now has the best Doppler radar coverage in Australia, thanks to the completion of construction on the State's coastal radar network.
Ehrlichiosis is a disease of dogs that occurs when a brown dog tick infected with the bacteria, Ehrlichia canis, bites a dog.
The Animal Biosecurity and Welfare program within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) manages evidence-based systems to maintain and verify our high animal health,
Registration of owners and identification of livestock in Western Australia is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) R
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.
In Australia it is illegal to feed animal matter to cattle, sheep, goats, deer, alpacas and other ruminant animals. These restrictions are a key part of Australia's ruminant feed ban.
Johne’s disease (JD) is an incurable infectious disease of ruminants including cattle, sheep, goats, alpaca and deer. It causes chronic diarrhoea and wasting, which eventually leads to death.
The border controls outlined below for Johne’s disease (JD) susceptible stock entering Western Australia were implemented by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) on
C-strain of Johne's disease (JD) in cattle is not known to be present in Western Australia.