The AVA Annual Conference is the nation’s premier veterinary event, covering all fields of veterinary science and in 2017 brought together over 920 veterinary professionals and 115 exhibitors.

We hope you will join us for the 2018 AVA Annual Conference in Brisbane, 13-18 May.    
Visit conference.ava.com.au to register.    To download a pdf file of the entire program click here.
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Wednesday, May 16 • 8:30am - 9:00am
Investigating the impact and control of lungworm in lambs

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High prevalence of lungworm induced pneumonia at slaughter prompted an on-farm epidemiological study. All three species of lungworm were found and a variety of intermediate hosts including two snails not previously recorded as hosts. The aim to compare the prevalence of lungworm larvae with respect to mollusc population density was rewarded, but the efficacy of two recommended treatments was found to be ineffective in at least one species of lungworm.

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Colin Trengove

Managing Director, Pro Ag Consulting
Colin is a 1979 Murdoch and 1989 Mackinnon Project graduate as well as Director of Pro Ag Consulting - a business set up in 1996 focussed on the nutrition of soil, plant and animal to achieve optimum livestock health and production. He is currently enrolled in a PhD examining the... Read More →

Wednesday May 16, 2018 8:30am - 9:00am
Plaza P3 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre