Australia aims to put mulesing in better light

August 2006
Farmers Weekly;8/25/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 8, p25
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of a national mulesing assurance programme by the Australian wool industry as part of the efforts to counter the negative publicity and train workers. Mulesing is the practice of removing wrinkled skin from the backside of lambs. Australian Wool Innovation and Wool Producers are the planners of training sessions for mulesing contractors. The aim of the industry to demonstrate ethical standards and protection of lambs.


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