Meat & Livestock Australia has closed all its offices for a month to ride out the coronavirus risk.
There are ways to keep working dogs safe from accessing baits without having to cease baiting operations.
Export uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic is continuing to impact Australia's lamb and mutton markets.
LiveCorp is speeding up accreditation of stock handlers to ensure live sheep and cattle boats keep sailing.
A big yarding of lambs at Monday's Bendigo sale added to fears producers are keen to sell amid fears coronavirus will cause more headaches in the red meat supply chain.
Working dogs, or pets, are extremely unlikely to spread the coronavirus according to the Australian Veterinary Association.