Foot and mouth will likely see a national livestock standstill called

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:05pm, first published May 10 2022 - 12:00am
ON WATCH: Producers are urged to be vigilant for foot and mouth disease lesions.

WITH biosecurity threats like foot and mouth and lumpy skin disease moving closer to Australia, talk has turned to the likelihood of a national livestock standstill in the event of a detection on home soil.

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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.