Concerns raised over the rising costs of mulesing

Joely Mitchell
Cassandra Langley
By Joely Mitchell, and Cassandra Langley
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:16pm, first published August 3 2020 - 5:00am
CONCERNS: Digger's Mobile Crutching owner Michael Dignan is worried farmers might not carry out mulesing due to increased costs. Picture: PETER PICKERING

A Callawadda sheep crutcher has raised concerns farmers might forego mulesing due to increased costs in the wake of the new Victorian laws that mandate the use of pain relief.

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Joely Mitchell

Joely Mitchell

National sheep and wool writer and rural property writer

Cassandra Langley

Rural and regional story-telling is where my passion lies. Email: cassandra.langley@austcommunitymedia.com.au