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R&D Update

AWI's National Wool Research and Development (R&D) Technical Update on Breech Flystrike Prevention presented the latest information on breeding, management, breech modification and marketing in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016.

See the presentations below for the 2016 R&D Update held on the 12th July 2016. 

 
The sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina.

Further Information

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

Archive Presentations

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

Breach Modification

2012

2010

Marketing

2012 2010