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Pigeon rotavirus was first detected in Western Australia as a result of investigation of a disease outbreak in racing pigeons in May and June 2016.
The following procedure is designed to aid veterinarians when taking histopathology samples for livestock post-mortems.
Western Australia is free of most of the significant diseases that affect animals in other parts of the world.
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is one of Australia’s greatest biosecurity risks.
A national livestock standstill is when it is nationally agreed that specific livestock species affected by an emergency disease must not be moved.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.
The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture.
Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.
It is illegal to feed meat, meat products and food that has been in contact with meat to pigs in Australia.
The Potato Industry Assistance Grants Program has now closed.