The Hound was intrigued to read an article recently, on the Newsroom website, that shows that Education Minister Chris ‘Chippy’…
A farmer collective breeding for parasite resistant genetics claim they are leading the pack as drench resistance becomes more prevalent and drench failure is reported NZ-wide.
Parasites in sheep will become more of a problem for New Zealand farmers as temperatures rise with climate change, says AgResearch principal scientist John McEwan.
Not treating heavier Merino ewes for worms, and dosing lighter ewes, may help avoid drench resistance, Australian research suggests. The new strategies to control scour worms are being developed at Murdoch University, Western Australia.