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October 2016 ParaBoss News - Feature Articles

Feature articles

Wormboss is now Australia's goat worm control resource

by Lewis Kahn, ParaBoss Executive Officer

WormBoss will include goat information from 1 November 2016. Goat owners will benefit from an online resource with up-to-date best practice information, training and tools to improve parasite management. >> Read more.

Drench rotation does little to combat drench resistance

by Lewis Kahn, ParaBoss Executive Officer

Rotation between different drench groups does not slow development of drench resistance and should not be used at the expense of the other highly effective practices. >> Read more.

Rams: look for the signs of flystrike susceptibility

by Deb Maxwell, ParaBoss Operations Manager

Some rams are coiffured to look their best on sale day, but there are tell-tale signs of susceptibility to flystrike. >> Read more.

Rams: a potential lice biosecurity risk

from the LiceBoss web site

A good biosecurity plan assumes introduced sheep  are infested with lice regardless of their history or whether they have signs of lice or not. Your biosecurity plan should swing into action immediately rams are home. >> Read more.

Thanks for your patience...

From 17–31 October, new goat information will be added to the WormBoss site. Please bear with us during this transition should some functionality, content or links be interrupted.

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