Artwork for Biosecurity Signs
Below is the finished artwork for you to have additional handwashing signs & the hand sanitizer sign printed. The A2 signs to go up on walls inside and outside animal pavilions and also A3 signs that are to go above handwashing areas.
Show organisers are required to record livestock attendance at Shows. The DPI work with the ASC to help Shows comply. Click here for the NSW DPI NLIS Letter dated 8th March 2019.
NLIS Transfer Forms
Please complete the NLIS forms applicable to your Show and forward to Nicky Seeto, ASC Office at:- firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 02 9879 6043 within two days of your Show.
ASC OF NSW Livestock Biosecurity Handbook - March 2018
How to obtain a PIC number
It is a requirement in NSW for owners of livestock such as cattle, sheep, goats and pigs to have a Property Identification Code (PIC) when trading or moving these livestock.
A PIC is a unique eight-character number assigned by Local Land Services to properties with livestock. This property registration system allows for the tracing of livestock to assist with disease and chemical residue management.
To obtain a PIC you must complete an application form and lodge it with your Local Land Services office.
Current Health Declaration Forms (as at Feb 2018)
Understanding the Cattle Health Declaration and why you need to use it. - Click here
Recommendations to Shows Conducting Cattle Competitions: Measures to Minimise Risks of BVDV (Pestivirus) Transmission in Show Cattle
To protect our stud breeders and the integrity of country Shows refer to the Pestivirus guidelines in this document Click here
The new ‘tools’ including the Johne’s Beef Assurance Score (J-BAS) are here:
National Dairy Assurance Scores
The National Dairy BJD Assurance Score is a voluntary classification scheme for Australian dairy cattle. Based on self-assessment, the simple 8-point score helps dairy farmers to better manage the risk of JD when they are: buying, selling or agisting stock. seeking to increase the level of their herd's JD assurance.Hendra Virus
For information on Hendra Virus please click on the fact sheets below.
NLIS Scanner - Instructions for use NLIS Database User Guide For Sporting Events, Transit Centres and Live Exports
Electronic version of the NLIS Database User Guide for Sporting events, Transit centres and Live Exporters. Click here to access the guide
If you would like a printed copy, please check (and if necessary, update) your NLIS Database account details by logging on to the NLIS Database and following the ‘Change account details’ instructions in the new guide. If you need to update your postal address, contact the NLIS Database Helpdesk for assistance (by phone on 1800 654 743 or via email email@example.com ). A printed guide will then be posted to you on request.
This publication provides guidelines to agricultural Shows, sporting events and their committees about the preferred methods for uploading information to the NLIS database for cattle exhibited and competing at NSW Shows and sporting events. This guideline also advises Show Societies how to treat cattle which are exhibited and sold to abattoirs in ‘hoof and hook’ events. Click hereNational Livestock Identification System (NLIS) Quick Guide: NLIS for Shows and Campdrafts (Updated December 2018)
Click here for the quick guide: NLIS for Shows and Campdrafts