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A Western Australian sheep producer has been prosecuted for failing to comply with a quarantine notice issued under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (BAM) Regulations 2013, after virulent
Cattle producers in the shires of Albany, Denmark and Plantagenet in Western Australia and sheep producers in the shires of Esperance and Ravensthorpe are invited to participate in local surveillan
A grower suvey and benefit cost analysis on the State Barrier Fence has demonstrated the positive impact the fence is having on wild dog management.
WA livestock producers are reminded to inspect sheep and goat feet for footrot lesions, with clinical signs still evident at this time of year.
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.
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].
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.
Common sheep diseases and how to identify them will be the focus of a Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development presentation at the West Midlands Group spring field day tomorrow.
The Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 (BAM Act) provides the authority for regulations to be made for the erection and maintenance of barrier fences as a means of controlling
Big improvements in wild dog management and agricultural pest animal control resulted from funding through the WA Government's Royalties for Regions program.