Disease 'outbreak' tests stock standstill plan

By Penelope Arthur
August 15 2019 - 12:00am
Not at a standstill: Animal Health Australia biosecurity and extension manager Rachael O'Brien with Roma Saleyards manager Paul Klar at the Roma Saleyards. Mr Klar said about 50 people participated in the recent stock standstill and provided plenty of positive feedback on the day.

Stakeholders at the Roma Saleyards put their emergency national stock standstill procedures to the test recently during a simulated outbreak of foot and mouth disease.