New Zealand prohibits the practice of mulesing in sheep

Kristen Frost
By Kristen Frost
Updated September 11 2018 - 4:04am, first published September 10 2018 - 4:00am
TIME TO HIGHTAIL IT: New Zealand have introduced a regulation where a person must not, by any method, remove the breech, tail skin folds, or tail skin wrinkles of a sheep. The changes will come into effect October 1 this year.

The New Zealand Government has moved to ban the practice of mulseing sheep, introducing legislation to under the Animal Welfare (Care and Procedures) act. 

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Kristen Frost

Kristen Frost

National Sheep and Wool Writer