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Botulism is a rapid onset, usually fatal disease caused by the botulinum toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.

Arthritis means inflammation in one or more joints. In sheep, it is usually the result of bacterial infection.

Photosensitisation is inflammation of the skin, and occasionally the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye.

Pulpy kidney (enterotoxaemia) is a disease of sheep, goats and cattle.

Early recognition of disease is one of the most important factors influencing the control of disease and the reduction of its impact on industry and the community.

Annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT) is an often fatal poisoning of livestock that consume annual ryegrass infected by the bacterium Rathayibacter toxicus (formerly known as Clavibacter tox

Ovine campylobacteriosis is an infectious disease of breeding ewes causing abortion in late pregnancy. It is caused by the bacteria Campylobacter fetus ssp. fetus.

The Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 requires that certain diseases must be reported to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) if they are kno

Newcastle disease is a severe viral disease of poultry and other birds.

All ruminants (including sheep, cattle and goats) require cobalt in their diet for the synthesis of vitamin B12.

Copper is an essential trace element for animals needed for body, bone and wool growth, pigmentation, healthy nerve fibres and white blood cell function.

Pregnancy toxaemia and hypocalcaemia affect lambing ewe flocks and have similar signs but different causes.

‘Calf scours’ is when young calves develop diarrhoea and become dehydrated. The scour can be white, yellow, grey or blood-stained, and is often foul-smelling.

This page describes the causes and signs of salt poisoning of livestock as well as how to treat and prevent the condition.

Slender iceplant, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum, is a small, succulent, winter-growing annual weed, most common in the eastern Wheatbelt.

Selenium (Se) is now recognised as an essential trace element for ruminants.

There are many causes of anaemia, jaundice and abortion in cattle, including bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG).

This webpage outlines the market impacts of a Johne’s disease (JD) diagnosis, biosecurity practices to reduce the likelihood of JD in sheep occurring on your property, the SheepMAP program, and opt

Measure water quality and quantity to effectively plan and monitor water supplies for livestock.

Selenium and vitamin E are essential in sheep diets, and work together to prevent and repair cell damage in the body.

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