Control of ovine Johne"s disease in Victoria
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Control of ovine Johne"s disease in Victoria discussion paper by Victoria. Parliament. Environment and Natural Resources Committee.

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Published by The Committee in Melbourne .
Written in English



  • Australia,
  • Victoria.


  • Paratuberculosis -- Australia -- Victoria.,
  • Sheep -- Infections -- Australia -- Victoria.

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Edition Notes

StatementEnvironment and Natural Resources Committee.
LC ClassificationsSF969.P34 V53 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3599485M
ISBN 100731155114
LC Control Number2002327255

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Managing Ovine Johne’s Disease Risks. Ovine Johne’s disease (OJD) is caused by bacteria Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and results in chronic intestinal infection in sheep and goats. The bacteria are spread to other animals through infected manure contaminating pasture and water supplies. Consensus Study Report: Consensus Study Reports published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine document the evidence-based consensus on the study’s statement of task by an authoring committee of s typically include findings, conclusions, and recommendations based on information gathered by the committee and the . Ovine Johne’s disease (OJD) is a serious wasting disease of sheep that can result in significant economic losses on infected farms due to sheep deaths, lost production and trading restrictions. The disease is caused by a bacteria and infected animals shed the organism in their manure, contaminating pastures and water sources, spreading the. The causative agent of Johne’s disease, sometimes referred to as MAP or Mycobacterium paratuberculosis. NCAHP National Center for Animal Health Programs. National Johne’s Disease Coordinator The lead staff veterinarian responsible for the coordination of the National Johne’s Disease Control Program for Veterinary Services, National Center for.

According to an ABC report, Victoria’s cattle industry is looking to dramatically change its management of bovine Johne’s disease after a report found the current system is not working. The Cattle Compensation Committee has released a review, it commissioned, of the bovine Johne’s disease management strategies for Victorian cattle herds. Livestock and Johne’s Disease Resources. Animal Health Australia (AHA) coordinates the National Johne’s Disease Project to control and manage the spread of Johne’s disease (JD). Images, videos and webinars. The National Johne’s Disease Project, funded by the cattle, sheep, goat and alpaca industries, has agreed to a series of. Johne’s disease is an important cause of financial loss to British beef and dairy farmers. The bacterium that causes Johne’s disease may be a danger to human health; SAC provides an effective Johne’s Disease Screening and Eradication Programme for infected herds. An effective disease control program for OJD uses a range of tools and strategies both to keep OJD off a property and to manage an infection once it has occurred. Fortunately, there are a number of tools available to sheep producers to assist in managing the risk of OJD.