Biosecurity on your farm

Good biosecurity helps to keep animals free from pests and diseases. It also helps to boost productivity. Learn about some of the biosecurity measures that you should put in place on your farm.


Keeping your farm free of pests and diseases

Every farmer is at risk when it comes to pests and diseases, with animal contact the main risk to stock. Diseases can also be transferred indirectly on clothing, vehicles, and equipment.

By following our biosecurity guidelines you can reduce the risk of pests and diseases on your lifestyle block.

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Always seek professional advice from your veterinarian for any aspects of herd or flock health or management.

Note: private veterinary practices, institutes, and organisations offer a range of courses for lifestyle block farmers.

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