Ectoparasite Control: The Case for Plunge Dipping

It is extremely important to identify parasites accurately in
order to use the correct treatment on the animals. Dr Peter
Bates Ph.D., M.R.S.B., C.Biol., F.R.E.S. is a Parasitologist
with over 40 years’ experience. He has had a ‘hands-on’
approach to research into diseases of sheep, particularly
scab and other ectoparasites. In this editorial, Mr Bates
introduces the history of plunge dipping, products used,
advantages and solutions.