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2019 has been a difficult season for many throughout Western Australia with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.
Sheep managers can use electronic identification (EID) technology and automatic readers to manage individual sheep in a flock.
Western Australia’s access to markets for livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of reportable and trade-sensitive livestock diseases....
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 investigate...
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for October to December is generally less than 40% chance of exceeding median...
Fire, flood and drought can result in large numbers of dead farm animals which need to be disposed of safely.
Plant tolerance of salinity in the tables below are a guide only. The references here estimate salt and waterlogging tolerance in different ways, and this makes comparisons of tolerance difficult.
Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.
Annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT) is a potentially fatal poisoning of livestock after consumption of annual ryegrass infected by the bacterium Rathayibacter toxicus (formerly known as Cl
Sheep pregnancy scanning occurs at around 90 days after joining and is performed by a skilled operator using an ultrasound scanner.