Accredited certifiers for cattle tick updated. 

Earlier this month the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries updated the list of accredited certifiers for cattle tick.

Accredited certifiers are trained and authorised by legislation to certify the cattle tick status of livestock. They may be used when moving livestock between cattle tick zones or verifying the effectiveness of an eradication program in the free zone.

Accredited certifiers can issue biosecurity certificates and may inspect and/or treat livestock in order to verify a tick-free status. Inspection and treatments may be performed on property or at a clearing facility. On property inspection and treatments will allow livestock to be certified at their place of origin and moved directly to their destination. For the list of currently accredited certifiers go here…