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Ovine brucellosis is a reproductive disease that can affect all breeds of sheep.
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is one of Australia’s greatest biosecurity risks.
Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].
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,
A national livestock standstill is when it is nationally agreed that specific livestock species affected by an emergency disease must not be moved.
Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.
Bluetongue virus can infect all ruminants but it usually only causes serious disease in sheep. Cattle may be infected with the virus but rarely show disease.
Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).
Liver fluke is a parasite of ruminants and is not present in Western Australia.