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AWI's latest breech flystrike prevention research and publications.

 

AWI's latest publications on flystrike prevention. Click the links below to navigate to the publications in each section.

 

 

Flystrike Program Overview

Breech Flystrike Causal Web

During a review of breech flystrike research, a team of flystrike experts were asked to identify the risk factors for breech flystrike and their interactions with the other risk factors.  This work led to the development, by Ausvet Pty Ltd, of the Causal Web of Ovine Breech Flystrike in Australia.


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Management Practices

Industry Communications on Management Practices

 

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Breeding and Selection

Industry Communications on Breeding and Selection

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Analgesia and Anaesthesia

Further information on Analgesia and Anaesthesia is available here.

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Education, Extension and Promotion

 

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Most Recent RD&E Technical Update

The following are presentations from the latest AWI Flystrike RD&E Technical Update held on the 10th August 2022.

Presentations from past Flystrike Prevention RD&E Updates are available here.

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Other Publications

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Articles That Might Interest You

Current Research
An overview of the AWI flystrike program and its progress. Read more
Breeding and Selection for Flystrike Resistance
Breeding for more flystrike resistant sheep plays a critical role in controlling flystrike in non-mulesed flocks as well as reducing the risk of flystrike in mulesed sheep. Read more
Analgesia and Anaesthesia
Options for alleviating pain associated with surgical husbandry practices. Read more
Management Practices
Welfare improved management practices to reduce the risk of flystrike. Read more
AWI Flystrike Extension Program
AWI’s Flystrike Extension Program supports woolgrowers in improving the lifetime welfare of their sheep, reducing their reliance on mulesing and crutching, optimising chemical use and increasing whole farm profitability through the provision of practical information and tools and access to accredited advisor support. Read more