Barbervax—a new approach to barber's pole worm control
by Brown Besier, David Smith, Robert Dobson and Lewis Kahn
The release in October 2014 of the new ‘Barbervax’ vaccine against barber’s pole worm gives the sheep industries a new weapon in the fight against an old foe. This provides a major alternative to drench-based control, and will help manage drench resistance. >> Read more.
Lambmarking check for breech strike susceptibilityâ€¨
by Deb Maxwell, ParBoss Operations manager
If you've thought about stopping mulesing, but you weren't confident your sheep would manage, take this opportunity to assess them. At this lambmarking, do a count of breech strike-susceptible lambs. >> Read more.
Causes of rubbing in sheepâ€¨
from the LiceBoss web site
Rubbing, biting and itching sheep are relatively common problems, but the correct cause is not always identified. If wrongly diagnosed this may subject the flock to expensive and unnecessary treatments. >> Read more.