Sheep saleyard accepted disease statuses

Selling livestock through saleyards is a common way to move sheep in South Australia (SA).

Before moving livestock to a saleyard

Before moving livestock to a saleyard producers must:

Disease status accepted by saleyards in SA

Individual saleyards accept livestock consignments with varying flock disease status. This status has been negotiated with each saleyard management group and will be supported by Biosecurity SA inspectors.

The following shows the flock disease status accepted at saleyards across South Australia. You must check this before moving stock to a saleyard.

Crystal Brook (CIAA)

  • Footrot - Benign: Not accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - Adult sheep: Not accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - T Tag Lambs: Not accepted

Jamestown (Elders/Landmark)

Pre-sale declaration is required.

  • Footrot - Benign: Not accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - Adult sheep: Not accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - T Tag Lambs: Not accepted

Kapunda

  • Footrot - Benign: Not accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - Adult sheep: Not accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - T Tag Lambs: Not accepted

Mount Gambier

Does not include breeder and first cross sales, where a higher health status is required. Contact your selling agent for details.

  • Footrot - Benign: Accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - Adult sheep: Accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - T Tag Lambs: Accepted

Mount Pleasant (Landmark)

Notification prior to consignment is required.

  • Footrot - Benign: Not accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - Adult sheep: Not accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - T Tag Lambs: Accepted

Murray Bridge

  • Footrot - Benign: Not accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - Adult sheep: Not accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - T Tag Lambs: Not accepted

Naracoorte

Does not include breeder and first cross sales, where a higher health status is required. Contact your selling agent for details.

  • Footrot - Benign: Accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - Adult sheep: Accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - T Tag Lambs: Accepted

South Australian Livestock Exchange (Dublin)

  • Footrot - Benign: Not accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - Adult sheep: Not accepted
  • Johne’s Disease - T Tag Lambs: Accepted

Contact

To confirm your flock status or to check if your sheep are eligible to be consigned to a specific saleyard, please contact your local Biosecurity SA Animal Health Officer.

Page Last Reviewed: 01 Jul 2019
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