Sheep, Bovicola ovis, Linognathus pedalis, Melophagus ovinus, Insect control, Dipping
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BODY LICE and the so called ticks or keds are the most serious of the external parasites which infest sheep in Western Australia.
Unless they are controlled by systematic dipping, these pests can cause considerable financial loss to flock owners.
Toop, C R.
"Lice and keds in sheep,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 5
, Article 3.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol5/iss10/3