Australia's resource for control of worms, flies and lice in sheep, and worms in goats
Lucilia cuprina. Source: Australian Wool Innovation
Scary fact: not just sheep!
Lucilia cuprina, the Australian sheep blowfly, is often used as a very helpful tool to aid medical and forensic professionals. It is known to be one of the first flies to occupy a corpse upon its death.
Larvae on pasture—a view from the laboratory
by Jane Lamb, Research Scientist, Veterinary Health Research
Avoiding or maintaining very low numbers of worm larvae on pasture makes for very effective worm control, so an understanding of larvae and how they develop can help to manage or control larvae on pasture. >> Read more.
Consider pesticide resistance when choosing next season’s fly treatments
from the FlyBoss web site
The sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina has developed resistance to at least three classes of insecticides that have been used to treat or prevent flystrike on sheep. >> Read more.