DEPARTMENT: AGRICULTURE

Sheep-scab


J.A.Turton


What is sheep-scab?

Why is sheep-scab important?

How do sheep develop sheep-scab?

What are the signs of sheep-scab?

How can you tell if your sheep have scab?

How can you treat sheep-scab?

Remember, one scab-infested sheep can result in the reinfestation of your entire flock!

How can sheep-scab be prevented?

For further information contact your local animal health technician or state veterinarian
or
Animal Health for Developing Farmers
ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute
Private Bag X05, Onderstepoort 0110
 





This publication is available on the web: www.nda.agric.za/publications

 

Information provided by
Animal Health for Developing Farmers
ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute
Private Bag X05, Onderstepoort 0110
 

2001

Compiled by Directorate Communication, Department of Agriculture
in cooperation with
ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute

Printed and published by Department of Agriculture
and obtainable from Resource Centre, Directorate Communication
Private Bag X144, Pretoria 0001, South Africa