Story: Agricultural and horticultural research

Facial eczema

Facial eczema

Despite its name, facial eczema can spread all over a sheep’s body and cause widespread wool loss and skin inflammation. It caused great concern among farmers until the cause was identified and remedies could be applied.

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Ross Galbreath, 'Agricultural and horticultural research - Advances in soil and animal science', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19678/facial-eczema (accessed 31 March 2020)

Story by Ross Galbreath, published 24 Nov 2008