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Stakeholders in the Australian goat industry work collaboratively to deliver animal health benefits to goat producers and to improve farm production. However like other livestock, goats can be affected by a number of endemic diseases that can imp ..
Important changes to Australia’s Biosecurity System came into effect on 16 June 2016 with commencement of the Biosecurity Act 2015. The Biosecurity Act replaced the Quarantine Act 1908 and is designed to be flexible and responsive to ch ..
Two slow acting, insidious and incurable diseases afflict goats: caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE) and Johne's disease (JD). However, the National Kid Rearing Plan offers Australian goat producers actions that provide an alternative to watchin ..
GICA is seeking a consultant to assist with policy development in the animal health, welfare and biosecurity portfolio (covering Animal Health Australia (AHA) program areas) and the food safety and industry systems portfolio (covering National Re ..
The Subsidised Disease Investigation Pilot Program is delivered by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA), as part of the Boosting Biosecurity Defences Project and is funded through the Royalties for Regions program. ..
Do you have a barber’s pole problem in your goat herd? How can you tell and what can you do about it? Our guest presenter, Maxine Lyndal-Murphy has extensive experience in worm management through her past roles with Queensland Dep ..
Two slow acting, insidious and incurable diseases afflict the goat industry - Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis (CAE) and Johne’s disease (JD). But help is at hand with the National Kid Rearing Plan (http://www.animalhealthaustralia.com.au/nat ..
Why There has been a requirement to identify dairy goats as part of the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) for sheep and goats for a number of years. However, due to a higher than normal incidence of infection rates m ..
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and the Goat Industry Council of Australia (GICA) have joined forces with Moredun Research Institute (MRI) through the MLA Donor Company program to develop a claim for the use of BarberVax in goats. BarberVax ..
Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis (CAE) or Caprine Retro-Virus is a chronic, slow-viral disease of goats which poses a significant risk to Australia’s developing goat meat industry, particularly as there is currently no treatment or vaccine fo ..