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

Article Title

Lice and keds in sheep

Authors

C R. Toop

Keywords

Sheep, Bovicola ovis, Linognathus pedalis, Melophagus ovinus, Insect control, Dipping

First Page Number

816

Last Page Number

824

Abstract

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.

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