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Nasal bots are the maggots or larvae of the sheep nasal bot fly, Oestrus ovis.
Doublegee or spiny emex is a significant weed in Western Australia. It is a vigorous annual herb with a strong tap root and a long, fleshy, hairless stem.
Photosensitisation is inflammation of the skin, and occasionally the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye.
Arthritis means inflammation in one or more joints. In sheep, it is usually the result of bacterial infection.
Silver grass is an annual grass occurring in both cropping and grazing regions across Australia. There are several species, the most common being Vulpia myuros and V. bromoides.
The health and nutrition of the pregnant ewe largely determines how successful lambing is in any given year.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia (DPIRD) is responsible for the administration of the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 (BAM A
Botulism is a rapid onset, usually fatal disease caused by the botulinum toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
If you run livestock, whether on a small scale or commercially, you need a biosecurity plan.
The use of spray technology to control weeds, pests and diseases is widespread and is often heralded as the easiest option.