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Soil organic carbon is a measureable component of soil organic matter.

We lead the department’s work in trade, agribusiness development and investment facilitation to grow and diversify the value of our food and agricultural products, to help support the economic dive

Officers of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) assess rangeland condition to provide advice on planning and managing grazing pre

The WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Data from these...

Calling a vet to investigate disease protects our markets: The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to...

Western Australia has laws to control chemical use on trade animals. These laws protect people, animals and the environment from harm.

Goats in Western Australia are required to be identified by the age of six months or before they leave the property of birth, whichever occurs first.

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

This resource is a guide for veterinarians when investigating disease in poultry.

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.

There are a variety of possible causes of diarrhoea in adult cattle and they are often different to the common causes of diarrhoea, or scours, in calves.

Antimicrobial resistance threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an increasing range of infections in humans and animals caused by bacteria, parasites and viruses.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has taken action to protect Western Australia’s citrus growers from the threat of citrus canker.

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

Western Australia has a relatively disease-free status compared with the rest of the world.

All pigs entering Western Australia must meet published import requirements and be accompanied by the relevant documentation.

Strict movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).

All livestock in Western Australia must be correctly identified according to species.

Grass tetany is a highly fatal disease associated with low levels of magnesium in the blood.

Chinee apple, Indian jujbe (Ziziphus mauritiana) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA).


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