New parthenium infestations on Tamworth and Kiama chicken farms


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Poultry owners and producers who fed birds with purchased organic grain or mash are urged to check yards and paddocks for parthenium weed following the discovery of the weed on chicken farms near Tamworth and Kiama, the first time the weed has been found in south-eastern NSW. (more…)

Vaccinate now to protect livestock from anthrax

Vaccinate now to protect livestock from anthrax


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NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Local Land Services (LLS) have urged farmers to vaccinate cattle and sheep against anthrax, to prevent the disease which can kill livestock. (more…)

NSW livestock disease investigations following drought-breaking rains

NSW livestock disease investigations following drought-breaking rains


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The worst drought in living memory and the relieving rain that followed in parts of NSW has provided NSW Local Land Services with a ‘field laboratory’ for observing potentially devastating livestock diseases. (more…)

Helping secure the future of traveling stock reserves through long-term permits

Helping secure the future of traveling stock reserves through long-term permits


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For the first time in several years, livestock producers have the opportunity to apply for long-term access to Travelling Stock Reserves (TSRs) across the Hunter and MidCoast. (more…)