Trials of ‘spray dipping’ are recorded in this 1946 newsreel. Instead of using traditional dipping to kill external parasites, sheep are thoroughly soaked with a spray from above and below by a motor-operated sprayer. Spray dipping was widely used after the Second World War.
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Reference: Weekly Review 238. National Film Unit, 1946
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