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Are there animal welfare issues with the use of steining as an alternative to mulesing to reduce flystrike risk in sheep?
Sheep, especially Merinos, have woolly wrinkles and folds around the tail and breech area which attract blowflies and may become...
Why is it important to declare mulesing status on the National Wool Declaration?
Mulesing was developed in 1927 and involves cutting flaps of skin from a lamb’s breech and tail to create an...
What is flystrike and what is the RSPCA’s view on mulesing and flystrike prevention in sheep?
Mulesing was developed in 1929 and, because it is highly effective in preventing flystrike, it has been a routine surgical...
What role does the RSPCA play in Australian agriculture and livestock production?
As Australia’s largest and most trusted animal welfare organisation, the RSPCA is committed to improving and promoting better welfare for...
Why are painful procedures performed without anaesthetic?
Farm animals may require invasive husbandry procedures that are intended to benefit the animal or group of animals involved. These...