Discusses the welfare issues associated with current mulesing techniques and the benefits of alternative methods in terms of both sheep welfare and productivity.
Addresses the welfare problems caused by mulesing and discusses the criteria of alternatives currently available for controlling breech flystrike in sheep in Australia.
This review compares the welfare implications of mulesing with two emerging alternatives: occlusive clips and intradermal treatments.
An assessment of the systemic effects, tissue damage, wound healing and efficacy of three different methods of breech modification of Merino lambs for flystrike prevention
Discusses mulesing as a means of preventing fly-strike in sheep, and discusses pain management and alternatives to this method, to improve sheep welfare.
Animal Welfare Essay: Investigates alternatives to the practice of mulesing to control fly strike. Outlines the need for a method that does not compromise sheep welfare, but which serves the production goals of farmers.