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Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Mulesing From a Farmer's Perspective

Australia has faced boycotts of wool products over a practice called Mulesing, which involves cutting a patch of skin on lambs to prevent flystrike.

Here is a site from an Australian farmer
that explains why they do what they do, and what the alternatives can be. Faced with boycotts, farmers will have a tougher time going with the more expensive alternatives to the practice.

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