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​Biosecurity and Animal Health Update

Livestock owners and agricultural businesses are invited to find out the latest in farming biosecurity at an open day at Muresk Institute in February.

The Biosecurity and Animal Health Update is a free half day event that will cover industry biosecurity recommendations, improving herd health and the most up to date research in the field.

Open to all stakeholders in the agricultural industry, a series of presentations is planned with key speakers such as Murdoch University’s Dr Tom Clune and Dr Rod Thompson from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.

Breeder Ray Lewis of Lewisdale, an award-winning Western Australian merino stud, Dr Tracey Thornton from Heartlands Veterinary Hospital and Muresk Institute Farm Manager Steve Wainewright will also present.

Muresk Institute is one of eight National Arbovirus Monitoring Program sites in WA and uses insect traps to monitor for airborne viruses as well as seasonal illness in livestock.

Attendees will have a chance to participate in a question and answer-style session with a panel of the day’s key speakers. Organised by Zagro Australia, presentations are scheduled to start at 9am.

For more information and to register go to

Event details 
Biosecurity and Animal Health Update 
Tuesday 18 February 2020 
Muresk Institute 
8.30 am – 12.30 pm