Worms: Count and Control. Test, Treat, Gain

Worms: Count and Control. Test, Treat, Gain

Parasitic worms cost Australian sheep farmers money and time and can impact animal welfare. Join Dr Matt Playford, a veterinarian and expert on managing parasites in Australian livestock, as he shares practical tips on how testing provides insights for the best treatment options and how acting on this can save time and money and improve animal welfare.

Posted: Monday October 5, 2020

Matt is the owner of Dawbuts, the Australian agent for FECPAKG2 an easy to use tool to undertake WEC testing on farm and in vet clinics. A veterinary science graduate from University of Sydney, Matt worked in pastoral medicine then rural practice in NSW and Victoria. He returned to study completing a doctorate in parasite immunology at Japan’s Hokkaido University. Matt taught livestock medicine and managed the large animal teaching practice at the University of Queensland, then worked in R&D in a corporate pharmaceutical and as a veterinary consultant before founding Dawbuts Pty Ltd in October 2009.

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