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Inspection of the intestines and associated lymph nodes of adult sheep is one of the most sensitive and cost-effective ways of detecting early ovine Johne's disease (OJD) infection on a property.
Strangles is an infectious, bacterial disease of horses, which may affect any horse not previously exposed to the disease.
There are many different grazing methods used to improve productivity, maintain desirable pasture species and reduce land degradation.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia supports the growth of Western Australia’s agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia supports the growth of Western Australia ’s agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.
DAFWA supports the growth of WA’s agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.
SheepMAP is the Australian ovine Johne’s disease (OJD) market assurance program for sheep.
The national sheep industry manages ovine Johne's disease (OJD) through the National OJD Management Plan 2013-18.
Bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG) is a disease of cattle that is caused by the blood parasite Theileria orientalis and spread by the bush tick (Haemaphy
Vaccination is an important control tool in managing infected flocks and high risk areas or enterprises.
Chickens can be a great asset to any small landholding. They provide eggs, produce fertiliser, control insects and weeds, eat kitchen scraps and loosen soil while scratching.
As a landholder it is important to plan ahead for the coming season.
Botulism is a rapid onset, usually fatal disease caused by the botulinum toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
The genetic potential of pigs can have a major influence on the productivity and profitability of a pig enterprise.
Pigs encounter humans in varying degrees on farm and at the abattoir. The consequence of pigs being handled negatively before slaughter is a reduction in pork quality.