Johne's disease

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Johne's disease

A chronic disease of domestic animals, especially cattle and sheep, caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium paratuberculosis and characterized by persistent diarrhea, gradual loss of weight, and general weakness.

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SASAG Chair Ian Rowett said changes over the past 12 months to surveillance programs for Johnes disease in sheep by interstate and South Australian abattoirs from a compulsory to a voluntary system prompted a review of the programs.
It is also important that these changes help in removing the unnecessary stigma that has been associated for both Johnes disease and footrot which will need to be declared on their National Vendor Declarations and National Sheep Health Declarations.
Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson said the Government was committed to working within the national system to raise awareness and capabilities in Johnes Disease management to benefit all Queensland livestock producers.
The results of a recent study of Johnes Disease in cattle will be presented by SAC vet, Alistair Greig, while marketing and beef quality issues will be addressed by Jim Walker, chairman, Quality Meat Scotland (Scotch Beef raised the way you want it), Jonathan Birnie, Partnership in Livestock manager, Sainsbury's (Sainsbury's perspective on partnerships between producers and retailers) and Steven Johnston from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD), Northern Ireland (Beef Quality Initiative).
Tenders are invited for 1 K/G-1- 1401A Johnes Disease Antibody Detection ELISA kits: