Non-mulesing could be the major event in the sheep industry

Stephen Burns
By Stephen Burns
July 8 2022 - 1:00am
Sally Martin, SheepMetrix, Young. "Moving to non-mulesing is a staged approach, some are in a position to stop, while others will take some time as it is not one size to fit all."

"It's something I've been thinking about for a while," Sally Martin said, when explaining her involvement in the MLA Producer Demonstration Project - the South West Slopes group demonstration sites, where sire evaluation (Low and High Breech Wrinkle sire groups); tail docking methods and Breech Wrinkle Scoring methods, are being trialled and demonstrated in the paddock.

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Stephen Burns

Stephen Burns

Journalist, Wagga Wagga

Jackaroo on Merino sheep studs in the Riverina, a lifetime working on the land with sheep, cropping and cattle. Graduate Charles Sturt Uni with degree in Business and a Dean's Certificate. Graduate C.B. Alexander Agricultural College