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Newcastle disease is a severe viral disease of poultry and other birds.
The persistent nature of organochlorine (OC) residues in soils is an ongoing issue for livestock producers. Cattle are the most susceptible to the accumulation of OC residues.
Glaucous star thistle (Carthamus leucocaulos) is an uncommon weed in Western Australia (WA). This article describes the nature of the plant.
Hypothermia, which literally means ‘temperature below normal’, occurs when too much body heat is lost or too little body heat is produced, and the result is a drop in body temperature.
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
Preventing lead residues in livestock protects human food safety and Western Australia's ongoing access to international markets.
Chinee apple, Indian jujube (Ziziphus mauritiana) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA).
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
Pink eye or infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) is a common and contagious eye condition that affects cattle of all ages. It is most commonly seen in calves and young stock.
Some of the world’s safest grains, fruit and vegetable products are produced in Western Australia. WA farmers produce safe food by keeping their products free of harmful residues.