Melbourne Royal Show does not rule out restricting animals from September's event due to FMD

Bryce Eishold
Joely Mitchell
By Bryce Eishold, and Joely Mitchell
Updated August 15 2022 - 1:51am, first published July 26 2022 - 6:45am
CONSEQUENCE: Concerns have been raised about what could happen to studstock in the event of an outbreak of FMD at the Royal Melbourne Show this year.

Organisers of the Melbourne Royal Show have not ruled out restricting animals from Victoria's flagship event as the threat of a foot and mouth disease outbreak at the showgrounds causes concern among the industry.

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Bryce Eishold

Bryce Eishold

Journalist

Bryce is an agricultural journalist for Australian Community Media's Stock & Land. He covers all aspects of ag from markets to politics and everything in between. Bryce is also the president of the Rural Press Club of Victoria. Email bryce.eishold@stockandland.com.au.

Joely Mitchell

Joely Mitchell

National sheep and wool writer and rural property writer

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