Cattle tick - moving animals off restricted holdings


Cattle tick is a notifiable pest under schedule one of the Biosecurity Regulation 2017. Whenever cattle tick are found in NSW, movement restrictions will be placed on the property where they are found and adjoining holdings to control the risk of further spread.

The topics in this Primefact include:

  • What are cattle tick restricted holdings
  • Requirements for moving primary cattle tick carriers off infested holdings
  • Chemical treatments
  • Saleyards without a dip
  • Chemical resistance
  • Costs for movement inspection and treatments

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Primefact 1548 Second Edition

Published: May 2020