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ParaBoss to continue good advice to sheep producers

Monday 16th of December 2013

Parasites present a major cost burden to the sheep industry each year, as well as a threat to animal health and welfare, with worms, blowflies and lice together costing industry an estimated $770 million a year in lost production and treatment costs.

ParaBoss, which encompasses the WormBoss, FlyBoss and LiceBoss programs, was developed by the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) in conjunction with Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) to support producers in making improved management decisions.

The program has proved to be immensely successful, providing a suite of products to animal health professionals and producers that includes training workshops, information updates and web-based decision making tools, all of which will now be managed by the University of New England (UNE). Download the full media release below.

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