Mulesing and tail stripping
Western Australia, Mulesing, Tail stripping, Sheep, Blowfly strike, Merino sheep, Breech wrinkles
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For many years, the losses from blowfly strike on the crutch and tail areas imposed a tremendous economic burden on the Merino sheep industry in Australia.
This illustrated article describes how a mulesing operation used to be performed on sheep.
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"Mulesing and tail stripping,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3: Vol. 2
, Article 3.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture3/vol2/iss1/3