Mulesing is banned by law in New Zealand

Many overseas customers ask about this. Mulesing is the surgical or chemical removal of the breech, tail skin folds, or tail skin wrinkles of a sheep. This practice has been banned by law in New Zealand since October 2018. Any one who mules a sheep by any method could face a criminal conviction and a fine of up to $3,000 for an individual, or $15,000 for the business. This means even a veterinarian with pain relief cannot perform the surgical procedure. You can rest assured that our NZ merino sheep do not suffer from this form of animal cruelty. Read more here