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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Authors

F C. Wilkinson

Keywords

Sheep, Dipping, Cost analysis

First Page Number

41

Last Page Number

43

Abstract

When sheep dipping was compulsory, lice infestations and their control could have been costing the sheep industry in Westrn Australi as much as $8 million a year.

On March 1, 1977 compulsory annual sheep dipping ended.

This raises the question of whether an owner should dip sheep.

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