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The page contains information to help Australian dairy farmers manage biosecurity risks.

Dairy biosecurity

Dairy farmers are very aware of risks that can affect business, and are especially vigilant in when it comes to the quality of milk. However there are other risks which can affect the value of your assets and ongoing viability, and which can slip through the cracks if they are not managed systematically.

Biosecurity checklist for farmers 

Biosecurity is the process of farmers reducing risks by limiting the likelihood of introducing animal diseases, weeds and pests. This brochure provides you with a checklist of good farm practice to manage biosecurity:

Biosecurity on farm video

A dairy farmer shares his approach to biosecurity risks:

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