Sheep fleeced with injection


An interesting story out of Australia: they have developed a commercial method to inject a protein into sheep which causes their wool to fall out over several weeks:

Reuters: article on sheep fleeced by injection

Obviously, human use of anything similar is a long way off, but I’ll keep you posted on any developments!


PBS had coverage of this topic about 7 to 10 years ago. Seems like they’ve been working on it for years.