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  • One of the earliest and hardest lessons learned on The Farm: Doe #2 lies dead on the kitchen floor, a victim of the dreaded infestation known as fly-strike.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • And then, two weeks after the arrival of the last of six rabbits, Doe #2, the white one, dies of a maggot infestation known as fly-strike.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • A spokesman for Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) agreed, saying fly-strike was an ongoing threat to Australian sheep.

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  • He said other countries that breed sheep don't have the problem of fly-strike because they don't have blowflies.

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  • "It's worse than mulesing because they die a very slow and ugly death (from fly-strike),"

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  • Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders president Tom Ashby told AAP the industry was focused on finding alternative cost-effective ways of tackling fly-strike.

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  • Mulesing is a procedure used in Australia where skin is removed from the rear ends of sheep to prevent fly-strike, an infestation of living flesh by blowfly maggots.

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  • The process is meant to prevent myiasis, or "fly-strike," in which fly larvae infest and feed on the skin.

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