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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...

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Remington, B.; Kieran, P.; Cobb, R.; Bodero, D.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1997, 75, 8, pp 588-591
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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 benzoylphenylurea acarine growth regulator fluazuron (ACATAK) was tested in 3 trials in Queensland, Australia, between October 1991 and March 1993. It was applied at 1.5 mg/kg body weight with a dose volume of 3 ml per 50 kg body weight, in 2 strips from shoulder to loin on either side of the...

Author(s)
Bull, M. S.; Swindale, S.; Overend, D.; Hess, E. A.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1996, 74, 6, pp 468-470
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
Abstract

The genetics of growth to 24 months, scrotal circumference (SC) at 24 months and temperament traits at 6, 12 and 18 months in 7 year groups of F2et seq., 1/2 Brahman, 1/2 Sahiwal, 3/4 Brahman and 3/4 Sahiwal bulls were investigated. Cattle tick (Boophilus microplus) and buffalo fly (Haematobia...

Author(s)
Fordyce, G.; Howitt, C. J.; Holroyd, R. G.; O'Rourke, P. K.; Entwistle, K. W.
Citation
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 1996, 36, 1, pp 9-17
Abstract

Extracts prepared from the membranes of eggs (EM) and guts (GM) of B. microplus were used to immunize cattle, which were then infested twice with 20 000 larval ticks 1 week apart. EM antigens did not protect against challenge with ticks, despite high levels of anti-egg antibodies in the sera of the ...

Author(s)
Kimaro, E. E.; Opdebeeck, J. P.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1994, 52, 1/2, pp 61-70
Abstract

Gut membranes of the tick B. microplus were extracted using a low ionic strength buffer and the soluble antigens were used to vaccinate Hereford cattle. Following either experimental infestation with 40 000 larval ticks or exposure to field infestation (in Queensland, Australia), ticks from...

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Wong, J. Y. M.; Opdebeeck, J. P.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1993, 23, 5, pp 689-692
Abstract

Genetic parameters for growth, parasite resistance and heat tolerance in zebu-cross cattle in a tropical environment were estimated by restricted max. likelihood procedures using various forms of an animal model. Estimates of h2 for direct additive genetic effects for live weights at birth,...

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Mackinnon, M. J.; Meyer, K.; Hetzel, D. J. S.
Citation
Livestock Production Science, 1991, 27, 2/3, pp 105-122

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