Diseases and vaccination

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Can pain relief husbandry practices improve animal health and well-being? In alignment with the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework’s objective of achieving 100% utilisation of pain relief for husbandry…
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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development insecticidal fly tag trial has recently published its findings. The project aimed to reduce the insect burden for cattle with…
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Protect your herd from disease by undertaking a vaccination program. However, remember to treat vaccines with care; no exposure to sunlight, kept cool at all times, and never…
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Prevention is better than a cure. Especially when it comes to the productivity and profitability of your beef breeding enterprise. Pestivirus, also known as bovine viral diarrhoea virus…
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Disease management can easily be overlooked within a beef cattle enterprise. Especially in breeder herds, often bulls are the first to get the blame when producers see a…
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It wasn’t even smoko time, and already the Wrights were worried. One June morning, the Wrights of Mt Spencer Station, 60 kilometres south-west of Mackay, yarded 570 shiny…
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Introduction Tail rot is a condition frequently observed in cattle in northern Australia where part of the tail rots away, resulting in a shorter ‘stubby’ tail. While the…
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Recent outbreaks of anthrax disease around Dirranbandi (Queensland) has brought local producers up to speed on what to look for, but a recent research publication ‘Redefining the Australian…
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The Priority list of endemic diseases for the red meat industries project provides a systematic review of the most economically damaging endemic diseases and conditions for the Australian…
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Barbervax, a vaccine for Barber’s Pole Worm, has recently been registered for use in Australian sheep. The Barbervax, a vaccine for Haemonchus contortus infection of sheep: attempts to extend…
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