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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.
The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia as well as diseases likely to occur in the next month. Australia’s ability...
Tar vine (Boerhavia coccinea) is found throughout Australia, with the exception of Tasmania.
On-farm biosecurity, or hygiene, is about minimising the risk of unwanted plant, animal and microbiological organisms entering your property and causing problems.
Welcome to the third newsletter of the RIRDC/DAFWA project Pests and Diseases of Truffles and Their Host Trees in Australia, running from 29 May 2015 to 10 January 2019. This newsletter...
Western Australia has a reputation for producing healthy livestock free from diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our ability to sell livestock within Australia or overseas.
Confined feeding of sheep in commercial feedlots could benefit Western Australian (WA) producers and processors.The WA lamb supply is seasonal, with a strong supply of lambs finished on green feed
To be productive a perennial grass pasture requires a companion legume to improve the feed quality over the winter growing season and provide the nitrogen input to drive productivity.
A highly productive sub-tropical grass–serradella pasture is achievable – but there are a number of prerequisites for success.