Dawbuts was established in 2009 to provide various services to the livestock industry. Dawbuts is dedicated to supporting its customers and their animals.

Dawbuts is focused on providing parasitology diagnostic services; contract research for pharmaceutical companies both in Australia and overseas; training in animal health, production and biosecurity to pharmaceutical and rural store merchandise employees and producers; and on-farm advisory and consultancy to producers.

A highly skilled and experienced livestock veterinary parasitologist, Matt Playford, leads the Dawbuts team. The Dawbuts team can assist you, with navigating through the maze of parasite management and drench resistance in livestock, to minimise stock losses and maximise production.  

A list of All Publications Dawbuts has been involved with.


The Dawbuts Team


Matt Playford


Sandy Playford


Kim Dawson

Phil Stein

Phil Stein

Hilary Connors


Nicole Selwood