It is nice that Merino sheep are in most cases kept outdoors in an animal-friendly manner and are not crowded into thousands in confined spaces. But also in sheep farming there are tortures of unprecedented proportions and merino sheep are particularly affected, especially in Australia. We are talking about mulesing.
Prosa superfine merino wool has the anti-mulesing certificate
The mulesing method reacts to a problem of sheep farming, which involves the infestation of fly maggots. These become set on the back of the sheep and can lead to serious infections and even death of the sheep. To prevent this infestation, the young lambs, without any anesthesia, are removed with a sharp pair of scissors the skin around the tail. This painful and cruel procedure must be strictly rejected for animal welfare reasons, which is why Prosa only uses merino wool, which has an anti-mulesing certificate. This should be a small step towards encouraging other farmers to stop the mulesing process and use animal-friendly alternatives.