Identify and manage common 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.
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.
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.
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.
- Last reviewed: 19 Oct 2022
- Last updated: 19 Oct 2022
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Animal welfare at Queensland rodeos
New requirements apply at rodeos from 1 January 2022 to protect the welfare of animals.
Assistance for drought-affected primary producers
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African swine fever
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