Wool industry body looks to South Africa in preparation of FMD outbreak in Australia

Kristen Frost
By Kristen Frost
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:04pm, first published May 18 2022 - 12:30am
HEAT IT UP: In an FMD outbreak, contaminated wool should be stored at 4°C for four months, 18°C for four weeks or 37°C for eight days to eliminate the risk of FMD transmission through export.

The risk of foot and mouth disease (FMD) entering Australian shores has reportedly doubled in recent weeks.

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Kristen Frost

Kristen Frost

National Sheep and Wool Writer

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