< Back to Newsletters

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

New South Wales
>> full report

Regular worm testing remains critical for weaners due to continued sporadic rainfall and increasingly warmer weather.   

Victoria
>> full report

Monitor and WormTest weaners 4-6 weeks after weaning.

Queensland
>> full report

If you have been lucky enough to receive a couple of ‘inches’, it is highly likely that any worm larvae hiding in sheltered areas will have also rejoiced. Worm test first thing next year.

Western Australia
>> full report

Young sheep mobs are usually drenched in early summer. Sheep grazing green pastures need to be worm tested 3–4 weeks after any falls of rain.

Tasmania
>> full report

WormTest prime lambs every 2–3 weeks. If you are unwilling/unable to do this, then drench according to the calendar.

South Australia
>> full report

Worm burdens are currently low but recent rainfall has increased the risk of haemonchosis. Drench sheep if worm egg counts rise rapidly to exceed 500 eggs per gram.