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

New South Wales
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There are hot-spots of worm infection across the state. Lack of worm testing, set-stocking and using drenches losing their oomph are seen as contributing factors to break-downs!


No report this month as our Vic. correspondent is on leave.

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At this time of the year drenches need to be really efficient.

Western Australia
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Provided that worm control in the last couple of months was on target, worms should not be a significant risk.

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Worm egg counts in adult sheep remain low, but it’s a different story in lambs. Fly treatments applied at weaning may be running out, so re-treat, crutch or shear as appropriate.

South Australia
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Significant summer rainfall has stock chasing green pick and consuming newly emerged infective worm larvae. While summer drenching is generally discouraged, delaying drenching could result in higher worm burdens in winter.