mulesing


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mulesing

the performance of the mules operation.
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Farm groups in Australia have since launched a formal complaint against the advert, which was part of an ongoing campaign against mulesing, where skin is removed from lambs' backsides to prevent maggot infestations.
Mulesing has since gone partially 'underground' as a shameful trade practice for which cost-effective painless alternatives are being widely sought.
Somerfield was named the only retailer which sold meat from lambs which had been subjected to mulesing, during which skin is cut away from the rump.
John Carmody, who led the banner-wielding group, claimed a "gruesome" procedure called mulesing was being used on the lambs.
So mulesing is carried out to leave the animals' skin smooth and scarred so that flies do not lay eggs there.
Now the group is urging People readers to boycott clothes made with Australian wool until mulesing is stopped.
LONDON, October 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A new protein injection has been discovered in Australia which may put an end to the practice of mulesing.
Mulesing is a surgical procedure performed on young sheep, which involves trimming the skin around the breech (backside) to prevent an often fatal affliction called flystrike, caused by a unique and aggressive Australian blowfly.
SYDNEY, Australia -- The Australian wool industry has won a landmark commitment from the animal rights movement, with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) agreeing to stop threatening global retailers over the practice of mulesing until 31 December 2010.
This date is significant for the Australian wool industry because this is when the industry has agreed that surgical mulesing will be phased out.
Norwood Abbey Limited (OTC:NABYF) (ASX:NAL) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI) for the next phase of development of its needle-free delivery system to deliver a chemical mulesing agent (protein) into sheep.
Needle-free drug delivery product development progresses; chemical mulesing solution with Australian Wool Innovations Ltd.