Biosecurity for producers agisting or leasing country

Livestock Biosecurity Network - Bonnie Skinner

Type: Article
Knowledge level: Intermediate

Farm Table says:

Jam-packed article full of practical operational and biosecurity advice.

This article outlines the potential biosecurity risks associated with moving them to a new environment. Landowners also have consider risk of introducing livestock onto their property.

The following strategies are proposed:

  • Pre-agreement inspection
  • Animal health declaration
  • Written agreement

It is the responsibility of the owner of the livestock to ensure that movements have been reported to the NLIS database.

  • Sending livestock to agistment or leased block
  • Returning livestock to their home property
  • LPA requirements

See full article for practical steps.

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