Flood and Storm


Resources for Veterinarians

During and following a flood event livestock are at risks of a range of disease conditions including but not limited to yersiniosis (flood mud scours), mastitis, plant toxicities, and vector transmitted diseases. Below provides links to information and advice for the treatment of flood affected animals:

Sheep, Camelid, and Goat


Mosquito Warning: In flooding, mosquito populations can significantly increase. Veterinarians need to be vigilant in protecting themselves from mosquito bites to reduce their risk of mosquito-borne viruses such as Japanese encephalitis virus or Ross River virus. NSW Health provides information about mosquito control during floods.


Resources for the community