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Western Australia is free of most of the significant diseases that affect animals in other parts of the world.
This web article describes the most common diseases of vegetables in home gardens.
Botulism is a rapid onset, usually fatal disease caused by the botulinum toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
Bananas in the Ord River Irrigation Area face two major insect pests (banana weevil borer and sugarcane bud moth) and two mites (russet and two-spotted).
Melioidosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which can affect animals and humans.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) has been assisting the pigeon racing and fancying industries in diagnosing and managing disease caused by a rotavirus in pigeons.
There are many causes of anaemia, jaundice and abortion in cattle, including bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG).
Bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG) is a disease of cattle that is caused by the blood parasite Theileria orientalis and spread by the bush tick (Haemaphy
Confined feeding of sheep in commercial feedlots could benefit Western Australian (WA) producers and processors.The WA lamb supply is seasonal, with a strong supply of lambs finished on green feed
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DDLS) - Animal Pathology, Western Australia (formerly DAFWA Animal Health Laboratories) provides a vari
Liver fluke is a parasite of ruminants and is not present in Western Australia.
The Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 requires that certain diseases must be reported to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) if they are kno
‘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
Opportunities for WA fruits can be built by identifying export markets with the best potential return, underpinned by demand.
Bluetongue virus can infect all ruminants but it usually only causes serious disease in sheep. Cattle may be infected with the virus but rarely show disease.
Welcome to the new AgMemoBig year of activity with agriculture budgetContinued response to major biosecurity incidentsNew pest rabbit virus now available as commercial product...
The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia as well as diseases likely to occur in the next month. Australia’s ability...
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.
Avian influenza is an infectious disease of birds caused by an influenza virus.