ParaBoss Videos

Instructional "how-to" videos are presented under the Worms and Lice (Flies to come) headings.

Conference presentations are under the Presentations heading.



Collecting Sheep Dung Samples in the Paddock for a Worm Egg Count

This video offers tips to make collecting sheep dung samples in the paddock faster and easier. 

Each testing laboratory has its own preference for collection bags, bottles or trays, and they cannot all be shown in this video. Ensure that you follow the instructions of the laboratory that you submit samples to. 

Sample Size for Bulk Worm Egg Counts

This video explains how many samples you need to collect for a bulk worm egg count.



Sheep Connect - Sheep Blowfly Resistance Update

Sustainable flystrike control

Deb Maxwell from Paraboss presents the latest updates on sustainable flystrike control and sheep blowfly resistance for Sheep Connect NSW.

Presentations from the ParaBoss Conference 2018

Each of the links below is a video of a presentation or discussion session

Workshop Introduction

Virbac Animal Health sponsor presentation

Conference dinner presentation: Sometimes it's all in the formulation

Scouring: causes, diagnosis, management and treatment

Effective worm control while managing drench resistance

Boehringer Ingelheim sponsor presentation

Goat and Camelid drenches

Flystrike management: breeding, interactive decision tools, management after stopping mulesing

Workshop Summary


Presenters, panelists and chairs

  1. Chhaya Mahashabde, Virbac Animal Health
  2. Susan Swaney, Virbac Animal Health
  3. John Webb Ware, Mackinnon Project, University of Melbourne
  4. Caroline Jacobson, Murdoch University
  5. Paul Nilon, Nilon Farm Health
  6. Brown Besier, Brown Besier Parasitology
  7. Lewis Kahn, University of New England
  8. Bruce Watt, Central Tablelands Local Land Services
  9. Matt Playford, Dawbuts
  10. Sandra Baxendell, Goat Veterinary Consultancies
  11. Abdul Jabbar, University of Melbourne
  12. Harun Rashid, University of Melbourne
  13. Berwyn Squire, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Victoria
  14. Brian Horton, University of Tasmania
  15. Geoff Lindon, Australian Wool Innovation
  16. Peter James, University of Queensland