Quarantine drenching - don't import resistant sheep worms


Drench resistance in sheep worms is a major challenge for sheep producers in Australia and overseas.

There are two ways of getting drench-resistant worms on your farm:

  • breed your own, or
  • import them from somewhere else.

This Primefact focuses mainly on the latter. Topic include:

  • Drench resistance is very common
  • Find out what you have already
  • Quarantine treatment
  • Other biosecurity concerns
  • References and more information


Primefact 477 Second Edition

Published: Aug 2016