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FMD/LSD: Four ways to protect your livestock and livelihood


It's important to have a biosecurity plan in place to protect your business against the threat of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD).
It's important to have a biosecurity plan in place to protect your business against the threat of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD).

12 July 2022


Australia is currently free of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD), both of which have recently been detected in Indonesia. However, it’s important our industry doesn’t take this disease-free status for granted.


Significant preparations are already in place or underway to protect the red meat industry against these diseases should they arrive in Australia – but what can producers do on-farm now to protect their livestock and businesses?


Here are four ways you can be on the front foot and reduce the potential impacts of FMD and LSD.


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