Diseases and vaccination



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…

The Impact of infectious diseases on beef cattle reproduction project looked at the impact of bovine pestivirus and Neospora caninum on beef production in Australia. To learn more…

The ‘Managing the detrimental effects of indospicine through rumen metabolism’ project aims to deliver a rumen inoculum to mitigate the detrimental effects of the plant toxin indospicine on cattle.

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…

Stringhalt in cattle is due to the inside ligament becoming hooked over the top of the knee, i.e. a virtual dislocation. Read more about possible causes and prevention.

Post-weaning diarrhoea (PWD) is a very common condition in weaned calves. It is mainly caused by two coccidia (Eimeria bovis and E. zuernii) that normally inhabit the intestinal tract. Coccidiosis is…

Vaccinations are an important part of disease prevention in an animal health program. Read more about key vaccines used in Queensland.

Vaccines can be used to protect livestock from a number of diseases thereby improving the overall health of the herd and increase productivity. However, using vaccines requires a…