Haemonchus contortus, Helminths, Anthelmintics
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Barber's pole worm (Haemonchus contortus) has been a major problem to the sheep industry for many years. About ten million sheep graze in Western Australia's high rainfall areas where barber's pole worm is prevalent, and the annual cost of losses and control totals millions of dollars each year.
Research in progress in Albany now offers the prospect of prolomged and reliable control of barber's pole worm, by means of few drench treatments.
Besier, R B.
"Barber's pole worm : a new solution,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 28
, Article 3.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol28/iss4/3