Bos taurus breeds will be more suscpectible to lumpy skin, experts warn

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:17pm, first published April 4 2022 - 3:00am
STAY PUT: Cattle movement will need to be curtailed should a lumpy skin outbreak happen in northern Australia, experts have warned.

BREEDS like Angus and Herefords in southern states are expected to be more susceptible to lumpy skin disease than their Bos Indicus counterparts.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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