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April 2014 news

Sheep measles; potentially costly, but easily fixed

Sheep meat prices are good.  Don't get discounted for 'sheep measles'.  It's easy to treat and there are additional benefits. >> Read more

So your sheep don't have lice—yet

from the LiceBoss website

While most new infestations begin from contact with infested sheep off-farm, sometimes the problem is an on-farm issue.  >> Read more.

What determines the risk of flystrike?

from the FlyBoss website

There are three factors that determine the risk of flystrike in the flock: the susceptibility of individual sheep; whether there are female flies ready to lay eggs; and weather conditions must be suitable. >> Read more.


For April 2014 state outlooks, please follow the links below:

New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
Western Australia