Archive of: mulesing

National Wool Declaration review disappoints on animal welfare

30 June 2020

National Wool Declaration review disappoints on animal welfare

The RSPCA was extremely disappointed with the recent outcome of the National Wool Declaration review saying it leaves wool-buying customers and consumers in the dark about industry practices and animal welfare.

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Mulesing: The times are changing

17 October 2019

Mulesing: The times are changing

Mulesing is a quick and effective way of controlling flystrike in Merino sheep which is why it is popular with producers. However, mulesing is extremely painful.

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Mulesing, Castrating, Tail Docking and Pain Relief - New Options in the Pipeline

20 March 2018

Mulesing, Castrating, Tail Docking and Pain Relief - New Options in the Pipeline

The most up to date information on pain relief and mulesing can be found in the WA Sheep Producer Survey 2014 and comes from a survey of 4,910 WA sheep producers by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (formerly DAFWA).

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