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27.03.2020 Source: AWEX
AWEX EMI 1442
Micron 17 1868 +20
Micron 18 1763 +6
Micron 19 1671 +9
Micron 20 1623 -24
Micron 21 1621 -24
Micron 22 1620n -23
Micron 26 1081n -14
Micron 28 868 -2
Micron 30 680 -8
Micron 32 409 -12
MCar 1021 +20
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 Research
AWI's latest breech flystrike prevention research and publications.
Progress
An overview of the approach taken by AWI to tackle breech flystrike.
Breeding for Breech Strike Resistance
Why breeding for breech strike resistance is the long term sustainable solution.
Welfare Improved Practices
The latest information in welfare-improved surgery with pain relief.
Breech Flystrike Prevention Tools
Research and development in fly genome sequencing, nanotechnology and vaccine technologies.