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Farmer group supports pain relief for mulesing

DELEGATES at the NSW Farmers annual conference last week voted to support mandating the use of pain relief during mulesing.

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 A farm lobby group is supporting mandating of pain relief for mulesing. Picture Mark Saunders.

A farm lobby group is supporting mandating of pain relief for mulesing. Picture Mark Saunders.

NSW Farmers president James Jackson said the Association's mulesing policy is focused on protecting the practice to ensure all farmers have access to effective flystrike management techniques and the highest...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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