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R&D Update

AWI’s Breech Flystrike RD&E Technical Updates have been held every two years since 2010 and include presentations from researchers on the latest in breeding, management, extension and training and marketing in breech flystrike.

Presentations from the forums, including from the 2018 Breech Flystrike RD&E Technical Update, held on the 17 July, are below.

 
The sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina.

Further Information

Choose an area of interest then click the links to view or download the presentations.

2018

  • Welcome & Overview
    Bridget Peachey (PDF 4.3Mb)
    Program Manager Sheep Health and Welfare, AWI
  • Supply Chain Engagement
    Peta Slack-Smith (PPT 184Mb)
    General Manager Corporate Affairs & International Market Access, AWI
  • Survey of Husbandry Practices
    Bob Sloane (PDF 500Kb)
    Kynetec
  • Industry Progress in Breeding for Breech Strike Resistance
    Geoff Lindon (PDF 2.3Mb)
    Program Manager Genetics and Animal Welfare Advocacy, AWI
  • Rate of Genetic Gain in Reducing Breech Flystrike
    Dr Forbes Brien (PDF 2.7Mb)
    University of Adelaide
  • Breeding for Breech Strike Resistance – Genomics Update
    Dr Sonja Dominik (PDF 2.2Mb)
    CSIRO
  • Breech Flystrike Risk Factors, a Review
    Dr Peter James (PDF 4Mb)
    University of Queensland
  • Fly Genome Research Update
    Dr Trent Perry (PDF 2.9Mb)
    The University of Melbourne
  • Moving to a Non-Mulesed Merino Enterprise
    Geoff Lindon (PDF 3.4Mb)
    Program Manager Genetics and Animal Welfare Advocacy, AWI
  • Sheep Ectoparasite Resistance Update
    Narelle Sales (PDF 3.7Mb)
    DPI NSW
  • Summary
    Bridget Peachey (PDF 3.5Mb)
    Program Manager, Sheep Health and Welfare, AWI

 

Archive Presentations

2016

  • Welcome & Introduction
    Geoff Lindon (PDF 1.25Mb).
    Program Manager, Sheep Health and Welfare, Wool Production
    AWI
  • Breeding for Breech Flystrike Resistance
    Johan Greeff (PDF 4.04Mb).
    Department of Agriculture and Food (WA)
    Jen Smith (PDF 1.22Mb).
    CSIRO Agriculture and Food
  • Odour and Bacteria
    Johan Greeff (PDF 4.96Mb).
    Department of Agriculture and Food (WA)
  • Australian Sheep Flock Demographics - Changes Last 10 years
    Dr Paul Swan (PDF 1.48Mb).
    General Manager Research
    AWI
  • Industry Progress Breeding for Breech Strike Resistance
    Geoff Lindon (PDF 1.07Mb).
    Program Manager, Sheep Health and Welfare, Wool Production
    AWI
  • Fly Genome: Update of past work and current project
    T. Perry, C. Anstead, R. Gasser and P. Batterham (PDF 2.30Mb).
    The University of Melbourne
  • Liquid Nitrogen Process
    Dr John Steinfort (PDF 3.58Mb).
    Steinfort AgVet Pty Ltd
  • SkinTraction Update
    Geoff Lindon (PDF 925Kb).
    Program Manager, Sheep Health and Welfare, Wool Production
    AWI
  • CSIRO Pain Relief Study
    Alison Small (PDF 1.45Mb).
    CSIRO
  • Improve parasite management of sheep in Australia
    Lewis Kahn & Deb Maxwell (PDF 2.10Mb).
    ParaBoss
  • National Wool Declaration
    Dr Kerry Hansford (PDF 1.49Mb).
    AWEX
  • Key Messages
    Geoff Lindon (PDF 1.61Mb).
    Program Manager, Sheep Health and Welfare, Wool Production
    AWI

2014

  • Welcome & Overview AWI Breech Flystrike Prevention Road Map
    Dr Paul Swan (PDF 717Kb).
    General Manager Research
    AWI
  • Breeding for Breech Flystrike Resistance Results Update 2005-13
    Dr Tony Schlink (PDF 4.4Mb).
    Department of Agriculture & Food (WA)
    Dr Jen Smith (PDF 922Kb).
    CSIRO
  • Genomics of the host, pest and attractants
    Dr Jen Smith (PDF 1.1Mb).
    CSIRO
    Dr Philip Batterham (PDF 9Mb).
    University of Melbourne
  • SkinTraction® Update
    Peter St Vincent Welch (PDF 1Mb).
    Cobbett Technologies
    Chris Russell (PDF 879Kb).
    Cobbett Technologies
  • Liquid Nitrogen Proof of Concept
    Dr John Steinfort (PDF 2.6Mb)
    Steinfort Agvet Warragul Vic
  • Laser Technology Proof of Concept
    Geoff Lindon (PDF 1.3Mb).
    Program Manager, Productivity and Animal Welfare
    AWI
  • Efficacy of Meloxicam for Tail Docking and Castration
    Ian Saunders (PDF 1.3Mb).
    CEO
    Troy Laboratories Sydney NSW
  • Welfare Assessments of SkinTraction®, Liquid Nitrogen, Laser Technology, Tail Docking and Castration
    Dr Alison Small / Dr Ian Colditz (PDF 5.3Mb).
    CSIRO Armidale
  • Fly resistance to preventative chemicals
    Dr Gary Levot (PDF 2.1Mb).
    NSW DPI Camden NSW
  • ParaBoss and IPMS Survey
    Dr Lewis Kahn (PDF 995Kb).
    University of New England NSW
  • Wool Market Premiums and Discounts Mulesing Status
    Allan Wang (PDF 719Kb).
    Senior Analyst, Business Intelligence
    AWI
    for Dr Elizabeth Nolan
    University of Sydney
  • Key Messages 2014 & Future R&D Priorities
    Geoff Lindon (PDF 1.3Mb).
    Program Manager, Productivity and Animal Welfare
    AWI

Breeding

2012 2010

Management

2012 2010

Breech Modification

2012

2010

Marketing

2012 2010