Cat-borne disease costs ag $12m and thousands of lambs annually

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
December 20 2020 - 9:00pm
SPREADERS: Infected cats often dont appear sick and through normal roaming behaviour can spread millions of tiny parasitic eggs into the environment. Photo: Jaana Dielenberg

THE diseases carried by cats are costing the agriculture industry $12 million every year, with the sheep industry the worst impacted, a new study has revealed.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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