Farmers urged to stay alert

Updated December 15 2016 - 11:17am, first published December 13 2016 - 1:00pm
PREPARE: Buying or agisting cattle brings the possibility of Johne's disease entering a herd. A good biosecurity plan can help minimise any risks by implementing such procedures as quarantining and quarantine drenching.
PREPARE: Buying or agisting cattle brings the possibility of Johne's disease entering a herd. A good biosecurity plan can help minimise any risks by implementing such procedures as quarantining and quarantine drenching.

Biosecurity experts are warning beef farmers to remain vigilant for Johne’s disease despite it being deregulated in most Australian states in July.

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