Animal Health

Sheep diseases - the farmer guide

The new recently released publication 'Sheep diseases - the farmer guide' is available through PIRSA offices or your local Landmark or Elders store. A copy of the guide is available on-line here.


 For the latest information on parasites of sheep (flies, lice or worms) go to the ParaBoss website

Biosecurity SA

Biosecurity SA provides the latest information on diseases and sheep identification, movement and trading requirements

Sheep Health technical articles

1. Annual Ryegrass Toxicity
2. Breech Strike Prevention - an update
3. Breeding for Flystrike Resistance
4. Drenching sheep
5. Effective Drenching – the key to resistance prevention
6. Effective treatment to control lice
7. Foot problems in Sheep
8. Information is power when it comes to purchasing sheep
9. Lamb Vaccination
10. Lice cost you money
11. Mastitis in Ewes
12. Nutrition Critical in Avoiding Pregtox in Ewes
13. Rain triggers worms
14. Shearing - the best time to eradicate lice
15. Sheep Lice
16. Silver leaf nightshade
17. The ‘Downer’ Ewe
18. Vaccination needle lengths
19. When to WormTest and when to drench
20. Worm Management for Weaners