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09.12.2022 Source: AWEX
AWEX EMI 1278 +54
Micron 17 2177n +112
Micron 18 1862 +125
Micron 19 1605 +72
Micron 20 1489 +107
Micron 21 1407 +111
Micron 22 1278n +53
Micron 26 625n +5
Micron 28 353 +23
Micron 30 310 +12
Micron 32 242n -13
MCar 852 -12
Flystrike

AWI has in place a proactive, intensive and committed flystrike prevention program with long term and short term aims.

The ultimate long-term aim of the program is to reduce the reliance on mulesing. The immediate or short term aim is to provide methods to replace or refine the practice of traditional mulesing with welfare-improved practices. AWI supports all woolgrowers in their choice of best practice animal health and hygiene in flystrike control.

In this section
Latest Publications
The latest sheep health and welfare publications for the wool industry.
Program Overview and Progress
An overview of the AWI flystrike program and its progress.
Management Practices
Welfare improved management practices to reduce the risk of flystrike.
Breeding and Selection for Flystrike Resistance
Breeding naturally resistant sheep as a long-term solution for preventing flystrike.
Analgesia and Anaesthesia
Options for alleviating pain associated with surgical husbandry practices.
Education, Extension and Promotion
Provision of information and extension activities in best practice flystrike management across the wool supply chain.
Breech Modification Procedures
AWI’s investment in welfare improved management practices to reduce the risk of flystrike includes both the development and promotion of non-invasive management practices and support for welfare improved breech modification procedures.
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.