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Nasal bots are the maggots or larvae of the sheep nasal bot fly, Oestrus ovis.
Grain insects are not permitted in export grain or grain for sale and there is a zero tolerance for insects in export hay. Protecting against field and stored grain pests is therefore critical.
Photosensitisation is inflammation of the skin, and occasionally the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye.
Arthritis means inflammation in one or more joints. In sheep, it is usually the result of bacterial infection.
Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1, is normally produced by bacteria in the rumen of cattle and sheep on well-balanced roughage diets.
Maintaining the quality of grain that has been grown is all about the correct and timely harvesting of the grain and its management and storage once removed from the paddock.
The health and nutrition of the pregnant ewe largely determines how successful lambing is in any given year.
Harvesting oats is usually done by direct heading of standing grain as soon as the crop is ripe which will help reduce grain shedding.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia (DPIRD) is responsible for the administration of the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 (BAM A
Doublegee or spiny emex is a significant weed in Western Australia. It is a vigorous annual herb with a strong tap root and a long, fleshy, hairless stem.