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New mulesing status category good for transparency in wool: RSPCA

Friday, 23rd July 2021

RSPCA Australia has welcomed the new requirement for wool growers to declare sheep freeze branding on the National Wool Declaration from January 2022 – a move that will increase transparency in the

National Wool Declaration review leaves animal welfare and consumer choice behind

Tuesday, 31st March 2020

The RSPCA has today expressed its disappointment in the outcome of the National Wool Declaration review, saying it leaves wool-buying customers and consumers in the dark about industry prac

Wool industry promotion of steining as solution to mulesing premature: RSPCA

Monday, 2nd September 2019

The RSPCA is concerned that recent promotion of the ‘steining’ method of preventing flystrike in sheep fails to address the animal welfare concerns associated with this method.