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Genetic progress depends on accurate knowledge of the genetic composition of a population or herd including level of inbreeding and parentage. However, in many circumstances, such as at an individual property level, the relationships between animals may be unknown, or at best, only partly known. In ...

Author(s)
Harrison, B. E.; Bunch, R. J.; McCulloch, R.; Williams, P.; Sim, W.; Corbet, N. J.; Barendse, W.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2012, 52, 10, pp 890-898
Abstract

Observations of cattle in central and southern Queensland are collated to define the prevalence and area of Stephanofilaria lesions associated with infestations of the buffalo fly, Haematobia irritans exigua. The observations were made on herds that were being used for other purposes. In a survey...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.; Bourne, A. S.; Maywald, G. F.; Seifert, G. W.
Publisher
CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 2006, 57, 7, pp 743-750
Abstract

This study was conducted to compare the features of farms on which the exposure of young cattle to tick fever organisms is sufficient to ensure that immunity is high and the risk of clinical disease is low (endemic stability) with those of farms on which exposure is insufficient to induce...

Author(s)
Sserugga, J. N.; Jonsson, N. N.; Bock, R. E.; More, S. J.
Publisher
Australian Veterinary Association, Artarmon, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2003, 81, 3, pp 147-152
Abstract

A study was conducted on 199 dairy farms between October 1996 and June 1997 to establish the cost to the Queensland dairy industry of cattle tick infestation and its control, excluding the costs incurred from control measures directed specifically at tick fever and morbidity and mortality arising...

Author(s)
Jonsson, N. N.; Davis, R.; Witt, M. de
Publisher
Australian Veterinary Association, Artarmon, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2001, 79, 12, pp 826-831
Abstract

A total of 99 dairy farmers from 4 regions in Queensland was interviewed between October 1996 and June 1997 to determine practices for the control of cattle ticks and the attitudes of farmers to tick infestations. A personal interview was conducted with each farmer and answers to 134 questions were ...

Author(s)
Jonsson, N. N.; Matschoss, A. L.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1998, 76, 11, pp 746-751
Abstract

In Queensland, Australia, 40 mid-lactation Holstein-Friesian cows, 100% lot fed, were assigned to 4 groups for 15 weeks. Two groups of 10 cows were infested each week with a gradually increasing number of B. microplus larvae, while the other 2 groups were maintained free of ticks. Milk yield and...

Author(s)
Jonsson, N. N.; Mayer, D. G.; Matschoss, A. L.; Green, P. E.; Ansell, J.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1998, 78, 1, pp 65-77
Abstract

In trials lasting 28 days, groups of 10-12 tick-infested cattle were treated with moxidectin injection (0.2 mg/kg body weight), moxidectin pour-on (0.5 mg/kg) or remained untreated. In trials lasting 140 days, cattle were treated with moxidectin injection, moxidectin pour-on or deltamethrin-ethion...

Author(s)
Remington, B.; Kieran, P.; Cobb, R.; Bodero, D.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1997, 75, 8, pp 588-591
Abstract

Tick fever was first identified in Queensland in 1891, and various control measures have been introduced since then to control the spread of infection, including mineral oil dipping, arsenic dips and DDT. The state is now divided into designated areas either free from ticks, infected, provisionally ...

Author(s)
Jonsson, N. N.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1997, 75, 11, pp 802-807
Abstract

The ability of 4 breed types of cattle to withstand tick (Boophilus microplus) and intestinal helminth (Haemonchus placei, Cooperia spp., Trichostrongylus axei and Oesophagostomum radiatum) burdens and a high ambient temperature (mean monthly maximum 21°-32°C) in a subtropical environment was...

Author(s)
Burns, B. M.; Reid, D. J.; Taylor, J. F.
Citation
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 1997, 37, 4, pp 399-405
Abstract

Two experiments (conducted in Queensland, Australia), compared broods of Ardeola ibis [Bubulcus ibis] that were naturally tick-infested (by Argas robertsi) with an equal number that were rendered tick-free by application of an acaricide (the pyrethroid, flumethrin) to their nests and of barriers...

Author(s)
McKilligan, N. G.
Citation
Australian Journal of Ecology, 1996, 21, 4, pp 442-449

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