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Facial eczema spore count data

This page provides current spore counts for your area and allows you to sign up for alerts.

Facial Eczema updates are issued regularly by GippsDairy during the high risk period. To receive these updates subscribe to the Facial Eczema project news.

Pasture spore testing services are offered by the following veterinary practices in Gippsland and the Bega region of NSW:

  • West Gippsland Veterinary Centre
  • Tarwin Veterinary Group
  • Yarram Veterinary Centre
  • Maffra Veterinary Centre
  • Bega and Cobargo Veterinary Clinic
  • Snowy River Veterinary Clinic 

Spore count monitoring on sentinel farms is conducted in summer and autumn and has re-commenced in January 2020. For more info visit the facial eczema monitoring page or email stephanie.bullen@dairyaustralia.com.au    

If your animals require veterinary assistance please contact your local veterinary clinic without delay.


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