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Ovine brucellosis is a reproductive disease that can affect all breeds of sheep.
All livestock owners and beekeepers within Western Australia must be registered and their stock identified in accordance with the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement
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].
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.
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.
Blue-green algae are a group of algae including Nodularia spumigena, Microcystis aeruginosa and Anabaena circinalis.
Selenium and vitamin E are essential in sheep diets, and work together to prevent and repair cell damage in the body.
A key component of live animal exports is the health certification that demonstrates to the importing country that the livestock meet market requirements.
All livestock in Western Australia must be correctly identified according to species.
Brucellosis is an economically important bacterial disease of animals that can also affect people.