Borders will shut to cattle in a lumpy skin outbreak, experts warn

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:18pm, first published March 29 2022 - 6:00am
Lumpy skin will shut state borders to cattle

THE detection of lumpy skin disease in northern Australia would likely result in borders slamming shut to cattle movements, government biosecurity experts have warned.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.