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Flies

Prevention of sheep blowfly strike requires a planned integrated approach. This is more important with increasing levels of insecticide resistance.

FlyBoss

Flystrike is a major disease and welfare risk for the sheep industry.  Each year, treatment and lost production associated with flystrike cost the industry $173 million.

FlyBoss provides you with management tools and the latest information on flystrike to help you:

  • Predict fly strike occurrence and identify the best management options to reduce risk;
  • Deal with fly strike outbreaks; and
  • Better understand all matters pertaining to fly strike and its control.

For more information visit the FlyBoss website.

Articles

Breech Strike Prevention - an Update
Breeding for Flystrike Resistance

Webinars

Sheep Blowfly Update - Part 1 - Insecticide Resistance
Sheep Blowfly Update - Part 2 - Sterile Insect Technique