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Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD)

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Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD)

·         FMD is a potentially devastating disease that can affect cattle, sheep, pigs and other cloven hoof animals.

·         Look out for symptoms in livestock such as fever, drooling, blisters and reluctance to move.

·         Report any signs of illness immediately by calling 1800 675 888 or your local vet.

·         Protect your farm now with good biosecurity practices. This includes looking for mud, manure and mucus on footwear, clothing and equipment of anyone who visits your farm.

For more information visit: agriculture.gov.au/footandmouthdisease

Emergency Animal Disease Watch Hotline: 1800 675 888


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