Joan Lloyd
Veterinary Science Consultancy
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we exist to improve scientific knowledge to create

more sustainable and humane food and fibre production systems


About us

We believe that when animals are used for food or fibre production that we have a moral responsibility to ensure they are well cared for.

Established in 2008, we have developed a reputation for providing well-thought-out veterinary science support to the Australian livestock industries.

We bring veterinary scientific expertise, broad Australian livestock experience and networks, creative thinking and our passion for the health and welfare of animals to each of our projects.




201/29-31 Lexington Drive
Bella Vista NSW 2153

PO Box 496
West Ryde NSW 1685


+61 2 8814 1884


Areas of Expertise


We have extensive experience conducting and managing research projects and programmes for the Australian livestock industries, government and the veterinary pharmaceutical industry.

We can help you design and implement your next animal health or welfare research project.

We can also help you manage a large, multi-faceted research programme spread across several research institutions.

Dr Joan Lloyd, our Principal Consultant, has a Masters Degree in Veterinary Pathology from the University of Sydney, as well as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from the University of Saskatchewan. She has also been awarded a PhD in Veterinary Immunology by the University of Sydney. Dr Lloyd has worked in veterinary pathology and parasitology research and diagnostic laboratories servicing the Australian livestock industries, and has experience developing and implementing both cell-mediated and antibody-based tests within these settings.

Dr Lloyd's research interests include immunology and infectious and parasitic diseases of domestic ruminants.


Our team has experience developing and delivering training to university and technical college students, veterinarians and livestock industry personnel.

We recently developed and delivered training in Emergency Animal Disease Response to the Australian Red Meat Processing Industry. Learn more about the Emergency Animal Disease Response course.

Please contact us to discuss your needs.


Some of our clients

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