Nanotechnology extends period of flystrike protection in sheep

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
July 6 2022 - 9:00am
FRONT FOOT: In a scientific breakthrough, nanotechnology is being applied to chemicals used to prevent flystrike in sheep. Photo: Shutterstock

SCIENTISTS specialising in livestock parasites are applying nanotechnology to create improved formulations of flystrike insecticides that extends the periods of protection.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.