Poster: Caterpillar control – the key to combating deadly EAFL syndrome

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  • Published: 5 Apr 2024

  • Author(s): AgriFutures Australia

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Exposure to hairy processionary caterpillars (Ochrogaster lunifer), or their nest material, can lead to equine amnionitis and fetal loss (EAFL) syndrome in thoroughbred horses. This poster details guidelines to control caterpillars on thoroughbred horse farms to ensure both horse welfare and worker safety.