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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Authors

F C. Wilkinson

Keywords

Sheep, Dipping, Cost analysis

First Page Number

41

Last Page Number

43

ISSN

0021-8618

Abstract

When sheep dipping was compulsory, lice infestations and their control could have been costing the sheep industry in Westrn Australi as much as $8 million a year.

On March 1, 1977 compulsory annual sheep dipping ended.

This raises the question of whether an owner should dip sheep.

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