WA border security "too tough" on Johnes disease

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By Jamie Brown
August 19 2021 - 3:00am
Bio-secure trade with Western Australia has been hampered by "unnecessary" emphasis on Bovine Johnes disease testing regimes say eastern states stud operators.

New requirements when sending cattle to Western Australia have confounded seedstock producers in the east, who say the go-it-alone state is stifling the advancement of cattle genetics at a time when the nation should be working together.

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Jamie Brown

North Coast reporter