The introduction gives a summary of the annual control program and describes the worm control regions and worms encountered here.
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Pastoral: Program summary
What to do and when to do it for an annual worm control program in this region. Day-to-day drenching decisions will use the Drench Decision Guide (see topic: Deciding when to drench and what drench to use).
Information about the location, subregions and worms typically encountered here.
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1. What are the 5 strategies used to control worms in Pastoral?
2. What are the most important worms in this region?
The most important roundworms in this region vary according to latitude and rainfall patterns.
In southern areas or when there is winter rainfall:
In northern areas or when there is summer rainfall:
Also important in both the north and south, but mainly for young sheep
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