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Wool industry promotion of steining as solution to mulesing premature: RSPCA

Monday, 2nd September 2019

The RSPCA is concerned that recent promotion of the ‘steining’ method of preventing flystrike in sheep fails to address the animal welfare concerns associated with this method.

Time is running out for mulesing as major fashion retailers announce phase out

Friday, 30th August 2019

RSPCA Australia has welcomed the decision from Country Road Group and David Jones to source certified non-mulesed wool for their wool and wool-rich clothing range by winter 2025, as further

RSPCA statement on Tri-Solfen

Wednesday, 11th July 2018

The RSPCA has welcomed the news that animal pain relief product Tri-Solfen is now also registered for dehorning and disbudding of beef and dairy calves, as well as providing pain relief post-mulesi

The Painful Silence of the Lambs

Thursday, 28th April 2016
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RSPCA Australia is calling on wool producers to use pain relief this lamb marking season. A low-cost, practical pain relief solution for mulesing has been available for years.

RSPCA welcomes shearers push to improve sheep welfare

Thursday, 18th June 2015
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RSPCA Australia has congratulated the Shearing Contractors’ Association of Australia (SCAA) for their public push calling on the wool industry to implement an anti-mulesing campaign.