flystrike


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flystrike

(ˈflaɪˌstraɪk)
n
1. (Agriculture) the infestation of wounded sheep by blowflies or maggots
2. (Veterinary Science) the infestation of wounded sheep by blowflies or maggots
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But many other humane options for flystrike prevention are readily available.
We have bought two young bunnies which are just 10 weeks old and while they were getting their jabs our vet mentioned flystrike.
In addition, you have the risk of concurrent diseases such as flystrike.
Obesity is a serious issue for rabbits and can lead to a host of life-threatening health problems, including flystrike.
Sheep that resist flystrike and footrot, in addition to worms, would be good for starters.
However AWI has initiatives underway to develop better flystrike prevention and control, including viable alternatives to surgical mulesing.