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Bovine Johne’s Disease Management in the Northern Territory

Bovine Johne’s Disease Management in the Northern Territory

Following national deregulation and commencing July 1, 2017, the Northern Territory will be transitioning from the interim BJD management position of JBAS 7 to JBAS 6 for entry of cattle.

The Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association (NTCA) has consulted comprehensively with both NTCA members, which represent over 90% of the NT cattle herd, NT Department of Primary Industries and Resources (DPIR) staff and other stakeholders, to develop an informed and comprehensive industry position for the ongoing management of Bovine Johne’s Disease (BJD).

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Charters Towers Cattle Sale RESULTS

WEDNESDAY 15th May 2019

Yarding: 1,648 head.

Numbers increased by 475 head to 1,648 cattle for Charters Towers Combined Selling Agents, featuring increased numbers of prime cows and bullocks. Prices eased for prime cows, while demand for heavy steers and bulls for live export saw solid gains throughout. All regular processor attended, with one operating very selectively, while two live exporters, one feeder buyer and opportunity restockers rounded out the gallery. Cattle were drawn from Burketown, Georgetown, Hughenden, Ingham, Guru, local and coastal areas. 

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