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

Diseases: Cheesy gland and larval tapeworms

On this short webinar Dr Louise Mullemeister (Senior Veterinary Officer), Department of Agriculture and Fisheries talks about the National Sheep Health Monitoring Project, as well as the prevention and control of cheesy gland, sheep measles, bladder worm and hydatids. To just view Louise’s power point presentation on cheesy gland and larval tape worms click here or … Read more

Diseases: Vibriosis & Campylobacteriosis

Dr Sarah-Jane Wilson, Livestock Biosecurity Network talks about Vibriosis and Campylobacteriosis including signs, symptoms, control and prevention as well as vaccination options. To just view Sarah-Jane’s power point presentation please click here, or alternatively you can watch the webinar below.

Diseases: Leptospirosis

Dr Sarah-Jane Wilson, Livestock Biosecurity Network talks about leptospirosis including signs, symptoms, control and prevention. To just view Sarah-Jane’s power point presentation please click here, or alternatively you can view the webinar below.

Diseases: Botulism

Dr Sarah-Jane Wilson, Livestock Biosecurity Network talks about botulism including signs, symptoms, control and prevention as well as vaccination protocols. To just view Sarah-Jane’s presentation please click here, or alternatively you can watch the webinar below.

NLIS, transport and welfare webinar

Bec Brayley (Biosecurity Inspector), Department of Agriculture and Fisheries recently spoke about: frequently asked NLIS (National Livestock Identification System) questions tips for getting the most out of your NLIS system transport guidelines including “is it fit to load” and time off feed and water. To view the presentation slides click here.

Worm control lessons at Quilpie – a producer case study

A very wet season in 2010-11 proved to Brian and Kylie Rutledge of ‘Moble’ near Quilpie that worms can cause losses even in semi-arid regions of Queensland. The Rutledges’ suspected a problem when they observed that their stock were not performing despite the great season.  A worm test confirmed the populations were high and sheep … Read more

Zolvix resistance and new Barbers Pole vaccine

Zolvix resistance in Queensland Zolvix (Active ingredient: monepantel) resistance in Barbers Pole was first reported a few months ago in a goat herd in New South Wales. Now monepantal resistance has been confirmed from a Haemonchus contortus strain (Barbers Pole) isolated from sheep on a property in south western Queensland and a Trichostrongylus colubriformis (Scour … Read more

Watch out for preg tox and milk fever in your ewes

Pregnancy toxaemia and hypocalcaemia are again being seen in Queensland sheep flocks. These nutritional diseases are also known by a large number of other names including lambing sickness and ketosis and milk fever respectively. If your ewes are pregnant, doing it tough and are being fed a minimal ration they may well be coping now.  … Read more