Australia's resource for control of worms, flies and lice in sheep, and worms in goats
You get one chance each year to eradicate lice.
The quick quiz
This quick quiz tests your knowledge of sheep and goat parasites and their control.
1. What are the two newest drench groups?
2. Is dipping a suitable method to apply flystrike products for strike prevention, strike treatment, both or neither?
3. Are there any lice treatment chemicals that are 100% effective?
4. When choosing a drench for your goats, which principle is generally the most important: using a combination drench (which has two to four different actives in it) or rotating the drench (which uses a different drench group than last time)?
Temperatures are already warm across the country with good rain over the temperate regions while much of the more northerly regions are experiencing dry conditions and consequently worm burdens have remained low.
This month, Bill Johnson, District Vet at Goulburn, has provided his perspective on lice control that is applicable no matter where you are in Australia: Producers only have one opportunity a year to eradicate lice….>> read more.