Cat-borne diseases and their impacts on agriculture and livestock in Australia

Mon, 07 Dec 2020

A national study has found that diseases carried by cats are having a $12 million impact on Australian agriculture each year with the sheep industry the worst impacted. The study was undertaken by the Threatened Species Recovery Hub of the Australian Government’s National Environmental Science Program. Watch Prof Sarah Legge from the Australian National University briefly outline the findings.

More details are available in this research findings summary factsheet

The research has been published by CSIRO publishing in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Wildlife Research.