Moving flying foxes is a bit like cat herding so is probably not viable, and they frequently go somewhere else they aren't wanted or return to the same location later.
Hendra virus in North Queensland Biosecurity Queensland officers continue to monitor 36 horses on the quarantined property at Kuranda near Cairns, where Hendra virus was confirmed on Tuesday 12 July.
The remaining horses on the property will undergo testing for Hendra virus and will be monitored closely by Biosecurity Queensland staff in conjunction with the horse owner. Currently all horses appear clinically normal.
There is no connection between the horses or properties in Kuranda to the incidents at Beaudesert, Boonah, Park Ridge or in New South Wales.
Hendra virus in South East Queensland
The second round of testing from the horses located on quarantined properties in Beaudesert has been completed.
The horses located on the quarantined properties at Mt Alford and Park Ridge will undergo a second round of testing over the next two weeks.
There are three rounds of testing in total. The final rounds of testing will take place a minimum of two incubation periods after the last opportunity for a horse to be infected.
The total number of properties quarantined as a result of Hendra virus in Queensland is nine. There have been six confirmed horse deaths.
There are 76 horses are being monitored on a daily basis. All horses appear clinically normal.