How to detect, treat and prevent ectoparasites in sheep

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Ectoparasites are external parasites that attack the skin. Control of ectoparasits in sheep relies on strategic prevention, treatment and good biosecurity. In this course we cover the most important skin infestation – sheep scab – and blowfly strike which is most problematic in summer months.

Table of contents:

  • Sheep scab: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
  • Dipping sheep to control scab: What you need to know
  • Vaccine future for sheep scab
  • How to prevent and treat blowfly strike in sheep