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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.

Ovine brucellosis is a reproductive disease that can affect all breeds of sheep.

Classical swine fever (CSF), also known as hog cholera, is a highly contagious disease of pigs caused by a pestivirus. The disease only affects pigs and is exotic to Australia.

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) approved procedure for detection of trematode eggs and Eimeria leuckarti sedimentation method (FEST) on faecal samples.

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

There are multiple possible causes of both infertility and abortion in ewes, but making a definitive diagnosis is often difficult. Some diseases which are exotic to Australia can cause abortions.

Anthrax is a bacterial disease of animals, most commonly seen in cattle, sheep and goats.

Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) is a virus that infects Australian flying foxes (fruit bats) and microbats.

Western Australia has a well-deserved reputation for producing healthy livestock that are free of diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our markets.

The following resources have been produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) to assist veterinarians in selecting and preparing samples and conducting livesto

Caution: Anthrax is a serious zoonotic disease.

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

When importing livestock into Western Australia, various inspection fees and laboratory testing costs may apply. Charges exist to maintain the quarantine inspection facilities at Kalgoorlie and Kun

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

A key component of live animal exports is the health certification that demonstrates to the importing country that the livestock meet market requirements.

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

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.

 ‘One Health’ is an internationally supported approach that recognises that the health and well-being of animals, people and the environment are closely linked and that international, national and

Hay that contains annual ryegrass may cause annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT). Hay can be tested for ARGT risk. The test provides a risk rating for toxicity.

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