Information on Johne’s Beef Assurance Scores

Johnes Beef Assurance ScoreTo seedstock producers

Under the Transitional Arrangements for the Deregulation of BJD the following J-BAS scores were given to herds for the period to 30 June 2017.

Cattle MAP MN1, MN2 & MN3 herds were given a J-BAS score of 8

  •         Free Zone (WA) herds were given a J-BAS score of 8
  •         Protected Zone (Qld and NT & pastoral SA) were given a J-BAS score of 7
  •         Beef Protected Area beef herds (NSW and non pastoral SA) were given a J-BAS score of 7
  •         Herds which qualified as “Beef Only” in the Management Area (Vic and Tas) were given a J-BAS score of 7

If you wish to maintain access to the WA and NT market or simply maintain your transitional J-BAS score after 30 June 2017 it is very important that you read the attached information.

If a Biosecurity Plan relevant to BJD is not implemented by 30 June 2017 your J-BAS score will revert to zero from 1 July 2017.

The information attached is:

Alex McDonald
ARCBA BJD Representative
0412 811 123