Diseases and vaccination: Articles and factsheets



What is it? Clostridium botulinum spores exist in the soil, sediment and in the intestinal tracts of healthy animals. As a spore Clostridium botulinum occurs in a dormant…

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…

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…

This Meat & Livestock Australia factsheet provides information on determining which calves require treatment for scours, how to select and use oral electrolyte solutions for best results and when to consult your veterinarian during a calf scours outbreak.

This Meat & Livestock Australia factsheet details what Bovine Respiratory Disease is and how it can be prevented and controlled to increase feedlot productivity and animal welfare (PDF, 343KB).

Animal Health Australia (AHA) manages the Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) Freedom Assurance Project (TSEFAP), which delivers nationally integrated TSE risk minimisation measures to keep Australian animals and their…

Call the national Emergency Disease Watch Hotline on 1800 675 888 if you see unusual signs of disease in your livestock.

You can order vaccine directly from the Tick Fever Centre by phone, fax, by using the online order form, or through your local veterinarian or rural agency. Find…

Tail rot is a common occurrence in north Australian cattle herds. A common perception is that tail rot is a progressive infectious disease that ascends the tail, and…