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2023-2024 Cattle Skin Survey

2023-2024 Cattle Skin Survey

2023-2024 Cattle Skin Survey This 2023-2024 northern Australian survey helps keep cattle skin lesions in focus – especially in the early dry period when cattle are first mustered. Producers should be clear that these are NOT suspect LSD cases. Any suspect LSD...
Heifer with ‘lumpy’ skin lesions – LSD rule-out

Heifer with ‘lumpy’ skin lesions – LSD rule-out

Heifer with ‘lumpy’ skin lesions – LSD rule-out Unusual presentation: Investigation of skin lesions in response to industry alert for increased vigilance around Lumpy Skin Disease. Above: Thick encrustations of matted hair and dried exudate that peeled off leaving...
Lumpy Skin Disease resources

Lumpy Skin Disease resources

Lumpy Skin Disease resources Lumpy Skin Disease is a serious threat to Australia’s cattle herd and export markets. Cases were confirmed on the Indonesia island of Sumatra in March 2022. Early detection and reporting is critical to containment of this disease....
Bovine fibropapilloma in weaner mob

Bovine fibropapilloma in weaner mob

Bovine fibropapilloma in weaner mob Unusual presentation: About 50 animals developing nodular to flat skin lesions within 3 weeks. Above: Skin lesions on one of the less affected weaners in the mob. Time and location: September 2021, Queensland​. Case definition:...
Gross path challenge #7

Gross path challenge #7

Gross path challenge #7 Photo: Doug Macnought, Qld DAF DESCRIPTION: There are multiple variably-sized (1–5 cm diameter) exophytic nodules protruding from the skin around the left eye. The nodules are mottled black and grey and verrucous (warty) in appearance​. Dx:...