Webinar: Managing pestivirus disease risk during post-drought restocking phase

WITH the current dramatic turnaround in seasonal fortunes across large parts of northern and Eastern Australia, restocking activity is gaining momentum. As producers begin to restock, they are at significant risk of either bringing BVDV (pestivirus) home, or of buying-in naïve animals into an already-infected herd. Meat & Livestock Australia’s conservative estimate of the cost of BVDV to Australia’s Northern and Southern Beef industries is more than $100 million each year. With the pressures of poor rainfall and poor prices no longer distracting producers, many are now taking the time to address endemic disease, biosecurity and welfare issues within their…

Source: Beef Central
Webinar: Managing pestivirus disease risk during post-drought restocking phase