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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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In the Saleyards Charters Towers

Charters Towers Cattle Sale RESULTS


Yarding: 1,274 head

Numbers eased by 48 head to 1,274 cattle in Charters Towers, with increased numbers of plainer conditioned lines, reflecting the lengthening dry season. All regular processors were in attendance and operating strongly throughout, particularly for lower yielding lines suitable for slaughter, supported by one feeder buyer, one live exporter and opportunity restockers and backgrounders. Cattle were drawn from Hughenden, Greenvale, Burdekin, local and coastal areas.

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