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Moving cattle into and within NSW


This Primefact describes the legislative requirements when moving cattle into or within NSW and also gives some useful information on managing disease risks.

Topics covered include:

  • Summary of movement requirements
  • NLIS
  • Bison and buffalo
  • Bovine Johne's disease
  • Cattle tick
  • Biosecurity guidelines for cattle
  • Importation of fodder
  • Animal welfare
  • Emergency animal disease


Primefact 967 Second Edition

Published: Oct 2017