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Facial eczema

Facial eczema

Despite its name, facial eczema can spread all over a sheep’s body and cause widespread wool loss and skin inflammation. It caused great concern among farmers until the cause was identified and remedies could be applied.

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Ross Galbreath, 'Agricultural and horticultural research - Advances in soil and animal science', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 August 2022)

Story by Ross Galbreath, published 24 Nov 2008