Tag: Anne Layton Bennett

The good oil

While researching the development of new products and markets for Australia‚Äôs tea tree oil industry, scientists from the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation found tea tree oil is an effective and environmentally benign treatment for fly strike and lice infestations in sheep. Already widely recognised for its medicinal properties […]

OJD on the rise in Tasmania

Spring is the time of year when many rural properties and paddocks in Tasmania are filled with the sight of newborn and frolicking lambs bleating for their mothers among expanding flocks, but in the aftermath of two wet winters Bruce Jackson, senior vet at the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, […]