Ovine Johne's Disease
The new national five year management plan developed by the SheepMeat Council of Australia and WoolProducers Australia for Ovine Johne’s disease will commence on 1 July 2013.
There are no movement restrictions into or within NSW on account of OJD.
All sheep entering NSW must be accompanied by a completed National Sheep Health Statement which is required as a vendor declaration for footrot.
- About OJD
Information and links to resources on vaccination and disease risk management.
- The National Sheep Health Statement
A key feature of the 2013-18 National OJD Management Plan is the new National Sheep Health Statement. It should be used from 1 July 2013. The SHS is an important tool for assessing the health status and management history of a mob of sheep. Find out more about using the SHS and download a copy.
- Applying for project funding from the NSW Sheep Industry Fund
Applicants may apply for funding from the residual monies in the NSW Sheep Industry Fund for research, extension or surveillance projects.
- Historical documents
Information relating to 2007-12 National OJD Management Plan.
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OJD Industry Fund - project funding
Applicants may apply for funding from the residual monies in the OJD Industry Fund for research, extension or surveillance projects.
Checking for OJD at abattoirs
Form for sheep owners to request that NSW DPI either (a) monitors their consignment of sheep for OJD and other conditions or (b) determines if previously consigned sheep were monitored. NSW DPI will send a written report including any monitoring results.
- Animal Health Australia - OJD
- Australian Johne's Disease Market Assurance Programs
- MLA - OJD information
Including research and tips & tools.