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The Department of Agriculture and Food is reminding livestock producers to check for lesser loosestrife in their paddocks and closely monitor their livestock’s health.
Western Australia has a well-deserved reputation for producing healthy livestock that are free of diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our markets.
The following resources have been produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) to assist veterinarians in selecting and preparing samples and conducting livesto
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, has produced a visual guide to assist in carrying out a thorough ruminant animal post-mortem.
Pig owners play a vital role in maintaining Western Australia's high animal health status and reputation as a producer of quality livestock and livestock products.
Anthrax is a bacterial disease of animals, most commonly seen in cattle, sheep and goats.
Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) is a virus that infects Australian flying foxes (fruit bats) and microbats.
There are multiple possible causes of both infertility and abortion in ewes, but making a definitive diagnosis is often difficult. Some diseases which are exotic to Australia can cause abortions.
Antimicrobial resistance threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an increasing range of infections in humans and animals caused by bacteria, parasites and viruses.
Annual ryegrass (Lolium rigidum) is the main host for the seed-gall nematode Anguina funesta.