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A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the livestock sector.
Congratulations to the below list of recipients for Grower Group Research and Development (R&D) Grants Round Two, part of the Agriculture Sciences Research and Development Fund, made possible b
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is responsible for regulating the labels of stockfeed supplied in Western Australia to ensure they provide the required informa
Cyclones, storms and floods can result in contamination of water bodies, loss of harvest or livestock, increased susceptibility of livestock to disease, and destruction of irrigation systems and ot
The Grants for Asian Market Export program is a major component of the department’s Asian Market Success project, made possible by State Government investment.
This Sheep Industry Business Innovation (SIBI) subproject supported the Sheep Alliance as the peak leadership body and advocate of change management for the Western Australian (WA) sheep industry,
In yearling cattle, burdens of cattle worms can lead to reduced liveweight gain during winter and are sometimes associated with signs of worm disease like diarrhoea and ill-thrift.
Lupinosis is a liver disease mainly caused by the consumption of lupin stalks colonised by the fungus Diaporthe toxica. It can be expressed as either a severe acute disease or as a chronic
Melioidosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which can affect animals and humans.
Drench resistance in cattle worms has been found in tests in several countries in recent years, prompting an investigation into the situation in Western Australia.