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Non-Invasive Management Practices
Welfare improved management practices to reduce the risk of flystrike.
Breeding and Selection for Flystrike Resistance
Breeding naturally resistant sheep as a long-term solution for preventing flystrike.
Analgesia and Anaesthesia
Options for alleviating pain associated with surgical husbandry practices.
Education, Extension and Promotion
Provision of information and extension activities in best practice flystrike management across the wool supply chain.
Breech Modification Procedures
AWI’s investment in welfare improved management practices to reduce the risk of flystrike includes both the development and promotion of non-invasive management practices and support for welfare improved breech modification procedures.
AWI Flystrike Extension Program
AWI’s Flystrike Extension Program supports woolgrowers in improving the lifetime welfare of their sheep, reducing their reliance on mulesing and crutching, optimising chemical use and increasing whole farm profitability through the provision of practical information and tools and access to accredited advisor support.