Kōrero: Farming and the environment

Alternative health treatments

Sheep drench alternatives

Internal nematode parasites are increasingly resistant to anthelmintic drench treatments, meaning that alternative means of maintaining farm animal health must be developed. AgResearch scientist Chris Boom is investigating the effectiveness of brassica crops in preventing parasite infection in beef calves.

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Julia Haggerty and Hugh Campbell, 'Farming and the environment - A modified landscape', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17878/alternative-health-treatments (accessed 23 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Julia Haggerty and Hugh Campbell, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008