ParaBoss Sheep, Goat and Camelid Parasite Management Conference

Friday, 17 August 2018, Melbourne, Victoria.


A conference for industry professionals providing advice to livestock producers.

Conference proceedings videos

These videos are full length recordings of the presentations.

  • Presentation videos incorporate the presenter and their slides.
  • Discussion videos are the question and answer session with presenters and panel members, after the presentation.

See the program below and the links for each video within each section.

ParaBoss appreciates the generous support of the conference sponsors 

Workshop Introduction

  • Presenter: Deb Maxwell, ParaBoss Executive Officer

Workshop Introduction video  (Maxwell) 8 minutes   

Virbac Animal Health

  • Presenter: Susan Swaney2

Virbac Introduction video (Swaney) 4 minutes  

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

  • Presenters: Chhaya Mahashabde1 and Susan Swaney2

Presentation video (Mahashabde, Swaney) 28 minutes  

Scouring: causes, diagnosis, management and treatment

  • Presenters: John Webb Ware3, Caroline Jacobson4
  • Panel:  Paul Nilon5, Brown Besier6
  • Chair: Lewis Kahn7

Presentation video (Webb Ware, Jacobson) 66 minutes  

Discussion video 35 minutes  

Effective worm control while managing drench resistance

  • Presenters: Brown Besier6, Lewis Kahn7, John Webb Ware3
  • Panel: Bruce Watt8
  • Chair: Matt Playford9

Presentation video (Besier, Kahn, Webb Ware) 65 minutes  

Discussion video 26 minutes  

Boehringer Ingelheim

  • Presenter: Gareth Kelly

Presentation Video (Kelly) 11 minutes  

Goat and Camelid drenches

  • Presenters: Sandra Baxendell10, Abdul Jabbar11
  • Panel: Harun Rashid12, Berwyn Squire13
  • Chair: Bruce Watt8

Presentation video - Goats (Baxendell) 16 minutes  

Presentation video - Alpacas (Jabbar) 18 minutes  

Discussion video 9 minutes  

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

  • Presenters: Brian Horton14, Geoff Lindon15
  • Panel: Peter James16
  • Chair: Paul Nilon5

Presentation video - Risk Tools (Horton) 31 minutes  

Presentation video - Breeding, breech strike (Lindon) 30 minutes  

Discussion video 26 minutes  

Workshop Summary

  • Presenter: Deb Maxwell, ParaBoss Executive Officer

Presentation video 11 minutes  


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