Links relating to the Beef industry in Tasmania
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: Animal Welfare Act (1993)
An Act to prevent neglect of, and cruelty to, animals, to ensure the welfare of animals, to repeal the Cruelty to Animals Prevention Act 1925 and for related purposes.
: General Biosecurity Duty
The General Biosecurity Duty reinforces that everyone has a role to play in protecting our unique environment and primary industries against biosecurity risks.
: Hobby Farmers, Small and New Landholders
Direct information to help landholders understand the regulatory requirements for agricultural operations – and provide a wide range of useful links and contacts covering a range of topics, including business development.
: Invasive Species in Tasmania
The Invasive Species Branch (ISB) has lead responsibility for terrestrial vertebrate invasive animals and all declared weeds in Tasmania. A number of new and emerging threats, as well as established invasive species, will be targeted by the ISB.
: NLIS Allflex tags
Provides a link to the order forms for Allflex NLIS tags. Return the completed forms to livestock agents, who will then forward them on for processing.
: Tasmanian Biosecurity Advisories
Biosecurity Tasmania Enews – a quarterly summary of biosecurity issues of relevance to Tasmania; alerts to any significant new disease, pest or weed risk and; advice of any significant changes to biosecurity legislation, protocols or other requirements (ie quarantine rules, animal or plant health legislation, animal welfare legislation etc)
: Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit
AGBU's work has greatly assisted the improvement of livestock through breeding in Australia and overseas. A vibrant scientific program continues with regular publication of research results in scientific journals. However, its main purpose is to meet ongoing demands from Australia's livestock industries for research, development and training in genetics.
: Animal Health Australia
Animal Health Australia (AHA) is a not-for-profit public company established by the Australian, state and territory governments and major national livestock industry organisations. AHA's mission is to ensure that the national animal health system delivers a competitive advantage and preferred market access for Australia's livestock industries.
: Animal health cost-benefit calculator (MLA)
The Animal Health cost-benefit calculator has been developed to help you work out the benefit of applying an animal health treatment to your herd for bloat, clostridial diseases and grass tetany.
: Australia's Red Meat Integrity System
A system of food safety measures, quality assurance and traceability from paddock to plate, guarantees the integrity of Australia’s $22.9 billion red meat industry.
: Beef cattle appraisal
Provides links to primefacts including dressing percentages, frame scoring and live cattle assesment.
: Beef Central
Beef Central is an online news and market intelligence service dedicated to the Australian beef industry.
BREEDPLAN is a modern genetic evaluation system for beef cattle breeders.
: Lumpy Skin Disease
Lumpy skin disease (LSD) is a serious and highly contagious emergency animal disease that affects cattle and buffalo. It has never been detected in Australia before, but its rapid spread overseas makes it a serious threat to Australia’s cattle and buffalo industries.
The RSPCA's mission is to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection.