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Tag: Livestock

Farmers face loss as Bovine Ephemeral Fever grips Hunter

Milk production, meat stocks could be threatened as Hunter farmers warned Bovine Ephemeral Fever gripping region's livestock.

Flood support still available for Hunter livestock owners

Support for flood-impacted livestock owners in the Hunter requiring emergency animal welfare assistance will continue all weekend.

Own livestock? Make sure you register them today

Cessnock City is encouraging those who own livestock in the Cessnock LGA (Local Government Area) to register their animals with council.

Vets warn of potential rise in pinkeye cases

Hunter Local Land Services' District Vets are urging landholders, particularly cattle farmers, to prepare now for a potential rise in pinkeye cases over the next few weeks. Pinkeye is a bacterial infection of...

Farmers urged to get vaccinated against Q fever

Farmers across the Hunter have been urged to get vaccinated against Q fever as lambing and calving continues throughout spring. Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) recommends that anyone over the age...
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