Lice infestations reduce fleece weight and downgrade wool quality, costing the sheep industry $81 million each year in treatment costs and loss production.
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Generally, in Australia, lice do not reach levels of infestation likely to cause significant reduction in weight gains or milk production. However, lice infestations can make cattle rub against objects causing damage to fences, infrastructure, and hides and can cause a ‘rough’ appearance.
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