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Sheep Lice Cost Calculator

This calculator helps you estimate the financial impact of lice in your flock.

Instructions:

  1. Select the Degree of Lice Infestation from the drop down list*
  2. Insert your flock information into the other fields,
  3. The calculator will then estimate the cost of lice infestation on your flock.

* Light infestation = less than 1 louse/parting; Medium infestation = 1-5 lice/parting; Heavy infestation = greater than 5 lice/parting

Degree of Lice Infestation
Number of Sheep in Mob
Percentage of Mob Infested (%)
Lice Free Sheep Lousy Sheep
Greasy Fleece Weight (kg) 5.34
Wool Scouring Yield (%) 71.0
Clean Fleece Weight (kg) 3.96 3.79
Price (cents)/kg Clean 833.0

Fleece Value ($)/Sheep
Fleece Value Reduction ($)/Head Infested
Fleece Value Reduction (%)/Head Infested
Total Estimated Fleece Value/ Mob
Total Estimated Loss due to Lice/ Mob

Cost to treat lice with Avenge*
PROFIT
Loss
*based on a 60mL dose at average retail price.
Avenge

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