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Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne disease that occurs in dogs, caused by either the bacteria Anaplasma platys or A. phagocytophila.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has created a sampling and post-mortem guide to assist veterinarians investigating pig disease.
Whether you are a bushwalker, mountain bike rider, camper, fisher or rock climber, we all have a role to play in protecting Australia’s animals and regional industries from serious diseases.
African swine fever is a highly contagious virus that causes high death rates in pigs.
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development biosecurity and fisheries experts will be on hand at this year’s Esperance Show to answer questions on topics ranging from preventing lives
Western Australian producers can access a variety of subsidies for disease investigations in livestock that will minimise the cost of calling a vet and maximise the benefits.
There are three strains of the bacteria, Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, that cause Johne’s disease (JD): sheep/ovine (S-), cattle (C-/bovine) and bison strains.
Livestock traceability regulations have been amended to further protect the Western Australian livestock industry from animal disease risks.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development and the WA Pork Producers Association (WAPPA) have been working together and with their national counterparts to inform WA industr
Five-day foot bathing is a treatment option that can be used as a disease reduction measure in winter, spring, or at the start of summer to treat clinically mild forms of footrot in sheep.