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Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).
Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.
Australia is free of many infectious horse diseases, saving owners costly disease control. The occurrence of an emergency horse disease could severely restrict horse movements, racing and other com
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.
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
Identification of livestock in Western Australia is required under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) regula