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Why parasite control should be your number one sheep priority.

Posted by Amanda Walker on 13 October 2016
Why parasite control should be your number one sheep priority.
When you have farm animals, unfortunately worms, lice and flies are sure to follow. Infestations can make members of your flock unwell and even cost them their lives. Regular monitoring of your animals will ensure early detection and the subsequent effective management of common pests. 1. Flystrike Flystrike is the insect pest condition that everyone associates with sheep. I...
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No more pour-on! - Why injectable controls are the new best options for managing parasites in cattle and pigs.

Posted by Amanda Walker on 1 December 2014
No more pour-on! - Why injectable controls are the new best options for managing parasites in cattle and pigs.
There are a hundred reasons why injectable solutions are so much more effective and wallet-friendly than traditional pour-on solutions, not to mention more effective in the fight against common parasites. Injectables are a much more accurate form of control and prevention, since the risk of pour-on splashing off or not reaching the right area of the animal is completely removed. The...
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Managing Lice in Cattle

Posted by Amanda Walker on 18 March 2014
Managing Lice in Cattle
Managing Lice in Cattle Wondering how to treat cattle with lice infestations?  Read on for our how to guide, and click here for our comprehensive range of treatments. Managing lice in cattle is essential not only for animal welfare, but also to protect the production and value of your herd.  As well as leading to additional health issues, cattle rubbing infested areas on fe...
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Lice Management Tool now available

Posted on 9 July 2013
Lice Management Tool now available
Did you know that lice cost Australian woolgrowers more than $120 million annually? Lice can reduce sheep fleece weight and downgrade wool quality. Retailers face increasing pressure to minimise chemical residues in wool processing as lice continue to develop resistance to chemicals. But don't worry - help is at hand..... LiceBoss is a decision support system from Australian Wool...
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