CRC predicts an end to mulesing operations in about five years (courtesy ABC Rural)
Monday 8th of April 2013
The Sheep Co-operative Research Centre says a concerted effort to breed plain-bodied sheep could mean lambs no longer need surgical mulesing in about five years' time. Mulesing is cutting a patch of...Read Full Article
New research targets top issue for wool industry
Thursday 21st of June 2012
New research to identify Merino sheep which are less susceptible to flystrike could soon see Australian wool producers using the results in their breeding programs to reduce flystrike. Trangie-based...Read Full Article
Better breeding delivers against flystrike - SA case study
Tuesday 24th of January 2012
While a wetter than average summer in South Australia has raised the prospects of flystrike problems for many graziers, Phil and Ann Hammat are confident their flock will come through unscathed. The...Read Full Article
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Flystrike is a major risk and disease for the sheep industry. Each year, treatment costs and lost production associated with flystrike costs the industry $280 million. Sheep are affected by both breech strike and body strike. FlyBoss provides you with the latest information to reduce the risk through management and breeding and how to treat flystrike outbreaks. FlyBoss information is supported by training workshops in all regions –click here for more information.

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