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How To Control Flystrike In Sheep, H E. Fels Jan 1971

How To Control Flystrike In Sheep, H E. Fels

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

FLYSTRIKE affects incomes and efficiency because a large part of the work done on sheep farms is to prevent or treat it, and because it kills sheep and reduces the amount and quality of production.


Flystrike Control Methods, H E. Fels Jan 1971

Flystrike Control Methods, H E. Fels

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

A short article outlining methods to control flystrike.


Flystrike Control Programmes, H E. Fels Jan 1971

Flystrike Control Programmes, H E. Fels

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

THE various flystrike control methods all avoid susceptible patches of skin on the sheep.

To avoid work—

• choose methods that give the most control for the least effort, and

• combine these methods into a system that works well.


Lice And Keds In Sheep, C R. Toop Jan 1964

Lice And Keds In Sheep, C R. Toop

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

BODY LICE and the so called ticks or keds are the most serious of the external parasites which infest sheep in Western Australia.

Unless they are controlled by systematic dipping, these pests can cause considerable financial loss to flock owners.


Insecticides For External Parasites Of Sheep And Cattle, Department Of Agriculture, Western Australia Jan 1962

Insecticides For External Parasites Of Sheep And Cattle, Department Of Agriculture, Western Australia

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

CHLORINATED hydrocarbon insecticides for the control of external parasites of sheep and cattle are no longer registered under the Veterinary Medicines Act.

The preparations are D.D.T., B.H.C.. dieldrin, aldrin and toxaphene.


Mulesing And Tailstripping : For The Prevention Of Fly-Strike, W L. Mcgarry Jan 1962

Mulesing And Tailstripping : For The Prevention Of Fly-Strike, W L. Mcgarry

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

MULESING and tailstripping are basic to fly strike control.

During emergencies and bad fly waves they may need to be supplemented by temporary protective measures such as jetting and crutching.


Cattle Lice : Spray Now For Prevention, F C. Wilkinson Jan 1960

Cattle Lice : Spray Now For Prevention, F C. Wilkinson

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

ALTHOUGH lice infestation can occur in any season of the year, the heaviest infestations are found during the winter.

This build up of lice infestation normally starts in the autumn but if the cattle are treated by spraying at this period, the majority of the lice are killed and the build up is prevented.

Thus the old saying "Prevention is better than cure" certainly applies with regard to cattle lice.