More on Mulesing
NOVEMBER 19, 2008
But a national vote of producers has elected a group of pro-mulesing directors to control Australian Wool Innovation (AWI). From The Age: Animal rights activists intend ramping up their international campaign against Australian wool after producers indicated they would not stick to a deadline for phasing out mulesing. The controversial practice - in which folds of skin are cut from a sheep's rear to prevent fly and maggot infestation - was due to end by 2010.