Discusses whether psychological and physiological stressors alter the acute pain response to routine husbandry procedures, such as docking and mulesing, in lambs.
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.
An analysis of recent studies concerned with the live transport (by land and sea) of sheep, and welfare implications
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
Outlines some advances in the knowledge of sheep welfare.
Discusses mulesing as a means of preventing fly-strike in sheep, and discusses pain management and alternatives to this method, to improve sheep welfare.