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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.
Cattle are common victims of fires in Australia. Cattle are generally less affected by fires than sheep because of their superior height and speed, but they can be severely burnt if trapped, such a
Sheep are common victims of fires in Australia. The information below describes how fire may affect sheep and the management options landholders have.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development produced this report card to provide a regional overview of the status and trend of the natural resource base of the pastoral rangeland
Pigeon paramyxovirus type 1 (PPMV1) is a contagious viral disease affecting pigeons. It was first detected in Australia in 2011 and is present in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania.
Applications are now closed for the Export Competitiveness Grants (ECG) program.
Gully erosion is a severe form of land degradation affecting infrastructure, paddock management and property access.
Drywood termites such as Cryptotermes dudleyi and C.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has created the following guide to assist vets to collect appropriate samples during livestock disease investigations.
Fire is integral to many ecosystems in the Western Australian rangelands.