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Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.
Legislation regulating the poultry industry covers a wide array of issues ranging from disease control, food health and safety, the environment (odour and noise emissions), to agricultural chemical
Codes of practice for animal welfare have provided useful guidance about the management and care of animals, mainly livestock.
Newcastle disease is a severe viral disease of poultry and other birds.
The sampling method for events meeting the case definition of Newcastle disease are outlined below.
These biosecurity guidelines for bird events are designed to assist event organisers and participants to manage the risk of disease spread among birds at shows, sales, displays, competitions and ra
The threat of Newcastle disease is managed nationally through the National Newcastle Disease Management Plan.
In Western Australia, commercial poultry owners must comply with surveillance, reporting and biosecurity requirements in order to reduce the risk of Newcastle disease being introduced to their floc
The stickfast flea, first recorded in Western Australia (WA) at Geraldton in 1913, is now a common disease in backyard poultry flocks, especially during summer.