CCA (Cattle Council Australia) owns the J-BAS tool and is also responsible for national beef cattle industry policy. AHA (Animal Health Australia) manages the tool, based on CCA guidance. It’s a risk profiling tool developed for use in the new approach to Johne’s disease (JD) in beef cattle. The scoring system is from 0 – 8 (0 being ‘Unmanaged risk’, 8 is ‘High Assurance’). There is also a Dairy Score for dairy cattle with a similar range of scores that have been designed to line up directly (i.e.