Animal diseases

Identify and manage diseases and disorders that affect animals and livestock.


Guide to diseases and disorders

Causes, symptoms and treatment for diseases or disorders affecting your livestock.

Managing diseases of animals

Find out about pests and disease of animals in Queensland, including notifiable animal diseases and what you can do to protect your farm.

Influenza A in pigs

Learn how to recognise influenza A in pigs, how to respond, and ways to help prevent the disease.

Foot-and-mouth disease

Learn how to recognise foot and mouth disease in livestock, how to respond, and ways to help prevent the disease.

African swine fever

African swine fever is an infectious viral disease of domestic and feral pigs. It can have a very high mortality rate in pigs. People cannot be infected.

Australian bat lyssavirus

Learn more about Australian bat lyssavirus, its risks, and how it is managed.

Hendra virus

Find information on Hendra virus for horse owners, equestrian event organisers and veterinarians.

Japanese encephalitis information

Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a mosquito-borne viral disease associated with reproductive losses in pigs and inflammation of the brain in horses and people.

Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs)

Learn about transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (including mad cow disease and scrapie) and Australia's TSEs surveillance and prevention programs.

Vector-transmitted diseases

Information on vector-transmitted diseases in Queensland, including three-day sickness, Akabane disease and equine infectious anaemia and mosquito-borne viruses

Cattle tick fever

Treatment, prevention and control for cattle tick fever outbreaks.