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WormBoss Workshop

Wednesday 12 July 2017


RSVP essential Friday 7 July

This WormBoss New England Producer Demonstration Site Workshop is brought to you by Meat and Livestock Australia's Producer Demonstration Site Project.

WormBoss helps you to
  • reduce your number of drenches

  • reduce losses from worms

  • reduce your cost of worms

Program: 8.30am–1pm

  • Overview of WormBoss program
  • Feature Presentations
    • Using and monitoring low worm-risk lambing paddocks
    • Preparing low worm-risk weaner paddocks
    • Using the Barbervax vaccine (plus Q&A session after workshop) by Fiona Macarthur
    • Worms and liver fluke
    • Project participants’ use of WormBoss
    • The new combination drench: Zolvix Plus, by Peter Ramsay, Elanco

After the workshop: 1.30–3.30pm

There will be two concurrent sessions:

Barbervax Q & A session (approx 30 minutes)

Presented by Fiona Macarthur to answer all questions about Barbervax—please note there is an initial session during the workshop.

Worm Egg Counting Training (approx 2 hours)

Presented by Nigel Brown, NT LLS, Glen Innes. This is limited to 10 people from the NT LLS district, and is free. It is a practical "how to do WEC" session using microscopes.
Contact Nigel directly to book: 0419 434 087

New WormBoss project participants

—are still also wanted, who will

  • Apply WormBoss on one mob of ewes and weaners 
  • Conduct a Drench Resistance Test
  • Conduct WormTests
  • Receive guidance and advice on test results
MLA pays over half of these test costs so it’s a great way to get started with WormBoss.

Our workshop hosts, mother and son, Jude Cox and Jeremy Phipps, are using the WormBoss program on Kurrajong.

  • Attendance is Free
  • Morning tea will be provided courtesy of ELANCO 
  • Please bring your own chair
  • Please forward this invitation on to your friends and neighbours
  • Consider becoming a project participant
  • Time and location details sent after you RSVP

RSVP essential by Friday 7 July

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