Story: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Modern spray dip

Modern spray dip

Dipping of sheep to control body lice is usually done soon after shearing on many sheep farms, and is relatively easy with modern spray dips. Sheep should be dipped annually to prevent a build-up in lice numbers.

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Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Sheep external parasites and fungal diseases', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008