Pulpy kidney and toxic plant issues after good April rain

Rains in March and April have initiated variable pasture response for many producers throughout Queensland. In some areas the rapid growth of green feed after these rain events has brought associated risks. Issues are occurring predominantly in flocks introduced to the area from other pasture types or drought affected areas. This includes stock that have … Read more

Humpy Back in Sheep

Binendra Pratap, Senior Veterinary Officer, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. Binendra has been investigating Humpy Back in sheep and has some interesting insights into what might cause Humpy Back, which is different to previous thoughts. You will hear about: What might cause it? Which animals are most susceptible? What can be done to prevent it? … Read more

Diseases: Ovine Brucellosis

Transmission, symptoms, control and prevention of Ovine Brucellosis, presented by Dr Louise Mullemeister (Senior Veterinary Officer), Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. To just view Louise’s power point presentation on Ovine Brucellosis please click here or alternatively you can watch the webinar below.

Diseases: Ovine Johne’s Disease

Murray Wingett, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries talks about Ovine Johne’s Disease (OJD) including signs, symptoms, control and prevention. As well as the entry requirements for introducing sheep into Queensland to minimise the risk of bringing in sheep with OJD. To just view Murray’s power point presentation on OJD click here or alternatively you can … Read more