Australia's National research program for ovine Johne's disease (OJD) was managed by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) as part of the National Ovine Johne's Disease Control and Evaluation Program (NOJDP). This six-year program ran from 1998 to 2004, with the aims of:

  • Determining the extent of OJD infection in Australia,
  • Evaluating if eradication of the disease was feasible and cost effective,
  • Developing management and control options to assist affected producers; and
  • Minimising the spread of the infection during the evaluation phase.

The NOJDP and associated research program have now officially concluded, although a number of projects are continuing over the next few years.

Copies of project reports and related documents have now been indexed and some are available for download from this collection.

Research Partners

  • National Johne's Disease Program
  • Animal Health Australia

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