With la Nina Comes the Dreaded Worm
LA NiNa'S arrival has seen the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) issue warnings of worm problems for sheep, alpaca, goats and young cattle.
NSW DPI state worm control co-ordinator Stephen Love said above-average summer rain will make worm control very challenging, especially on the North Coast.
C[pounds sterling]Regular worm egg count (WEC) monitoring will pay dividends this season with the cost of untreated worm burdens threatening production losses, and in some cases, stock deaths,C[yen] Dr Love said.
C[pounds sterling]Although the weather system isn't as strong as last year, two La Ninas back to back combined with worms carried over from last …
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Publication information: Article title: With la Nina Comes the Dreaded Worm. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia). Publication date: January 6, 2012. Page number: Not available. © 2009 APN Newspapers Pty Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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