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Australia's resource for control of worms, flies and lice in sheep,
and worms in goats

Weaners with some older "coaches"
Weaners with some older "coaches"

Scary fact

Adult liver fluke can live for several years and produce over 20,000 eggs per day. Are fluke on your property? Test in the months that begin with A and F: April, August, February.

Feature articles

Does tail docking method influence breech flystrike in later life?

by Jen Smith, CSIRO Agriculture

There are several common methods for tail-docking lambs in Australia. Have you ever wondered whether your chosen tail-docking method has an effect on the breech flystrike rate in your flock later on?  >> Read more.

Low worm-risk paddocks—do it now!

by Deb Maxwell, ParaBoss Operations Manager

Whether summer or winter rainfall areas, or prime lamb or wool production systems, now is a key time to be taking action on low worm-risk paddocks. >> Read more.

National Sheep Health Monitoring Project

by Lorna Citer, Animal Health Australia

The National Sheep Health Monitoring Project (NSHMP), monitors adult sheep in abattoirs for a number of important animal health conditions.  >> Read more.

The quick quiz

This 3-question quick quiz tests your knowledge of sheep parasites and their control. 
>> Take the quiz.

Events

New England WormBoss Demo
15 February 2016, Mannum Park, Guyra

A demo morning to learn how to implement WormBoss in the New England over the coming months. >>More info.

Stock N Chat
17 February, Guyra 
saleyards

An initiative of Southern New England Landcare. From 10.30 am, Lewis Kahn and Deb Maxwell will be at the Guyra Lamb Show and Sale to answer your questions about sheep parasites.