In the Media

  • Enhanced Abattoir Surveillance Program (4/30/2019) - The Enhanced Abattoir Surveillance program provides health condition and disease feedback to South Australian producers that has been detected at Thomas Foods International abattoirs. The program helps producers: improve sheep health and welfare maximise farm productivity increase profits The program assists the industry with: reducing waste trade access and market opportunities sheep health and disease […]
  • Managing drought and planning for the future (4/8/2019) - An innovative program with on-farm support to assist family businesses to identify and adopt proven practices to manage and recover from drought and improve future productivity and profitability.The Drought Strategic Business Review has been developed by Rural Business Support (RBS) with funding provided by the Government ofSouth Australia through Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA).View […]
  • SA Sheep Entry Requirements (6/3/2019) - Biosecurity SA staff have recently detected a number of truckloads of sheep and lambs moving to properties in South Australia from Western Australia and Victoria which DO NOT meet current entry requirements. Issues detected to date include- No Sheep Health Declaration accompanying the sheep into SA Terminal Trade Lambs not being tagged with NLIS tags with […]
  • Spence Dix & Co 10 year birthday celebrations (12/13/2018) - Spence Dix & Co celebrates 10th anniversary milestone           Read the full story here from the Stock Journal (Ian Turner 3rd April  2019)    
  • Updated Cattle Health Declaration Now Available (6/13/2018) - An updated version of the Cattle Health Declaration is now available for use. Key updates include: • The owner and cattle details have been removed, as this information is captured on the NVD – it’s rare that a CHD would be used independently of an NVD, so these documents should complement one another. • ‘Type’ […]
  • Updated guidelines for Welfare of Animals at Saleyards (6/13/2018) - The Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines – Livestock at Saleyards and Depots replaces the Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals: Animals at Saleyards. Producers have a duty of care to ensure that animals they present for sale in sale yards adhere to these standards. For further information click here.