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Foot-and-mouth conferences held for pastoralists in Northern Territory, to prevent an outbreak

Nicole Hayes is part of a seventh-generation Northern Territory cattle family that has held the lease on Undoolya Station, east of Alice Springs, for more than 100 years. Key points: The NT Government is holding information sessions for pastoralists this week on foot-and-mouth disease Pastoralists are taking precautions on their properties to mitigate risk Some stakeholders […]

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LIVE: Australian Agriculture Minister announces first National Biosecurity Strategy | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

LIVE: Australian Agriculture Minister announces first National Biosecurity Strategy | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) Australia builds its first biosecurity plan amid growing disease, pest risk  Sydney Morning Herald Qld plans livestock biosecurity task force  Mandurah Mail Agriculture Minister to release first National Biosecurity Strategy as disease threat looms  ABC News View Full coverage on Google News

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Foot-and-mouth disease risk prompts cattle breeders to consider freezing sperm and eggs to protect bloodlines

The threat of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has prompted Australia’s $32 billion red meat sector to consider freezing cattle semen and eggs to use in future breeding programs to protect their bloodlines.   Key points: The red meat sector is considering mitigating the risk of an exotic disease incursion by freezing genetics FMD was found in Indonesia in May and […]

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