Flystrike & Lice Alert

Timely Tips for Spring/Summer 2011

Given the high probability of above average long-term rainfall and the continuing La Niña conditions, producers need to watch out for conditions favouring high flystrike risk. It is best to be prepared well ahead of time so you don’t get caught out. During high fly periods, chemical availability and supplies may be low. So make sure you have sufficient chemicals on hand to meet your needs well ahead of time. If you decide to treat your sheep for fly, it is worthwhile checking for lice and if necessary treating at the same time.

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