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The work of the Division is briefly reviewed, and is followed by reports from the individual research centres.Cattle. At Ruakura, performance selection in Aberdeen-Angus (AA) cattle and reciprocal crossbreeding with Herefords were continued. Some preliminary carcass data were available for the...

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Annual report of Research Division, 1971-72., 1973, pp 240 pp.
Abstract

The following trials were conducted in the Parasitology Section during the year: comparison of growth rate of calves under 2 systems of Trichostrongylus control; on the role of plasma pepsinogen levels in the diagnosis of Ostertagia-dominant infections in calves; inhibition of development of...

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Research Division Annual Report 1972-1973., 1974, pp 22 pp.
Abstract

In North Otago, New Zealand, beef calves weaned at 6 months of age were given either sodium selenate (in doses of 20 mg/calf) or thiabendazole (in doses of 17 ml of Bovizole/calf) or both according to a number of alternative treatment schedules over March-September. Live weight measurements showed...

Author(s)
Davis, G. H.
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New Zealand Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 1974, 2, 4, pp 393-395
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Although climatic conditions were favourable for FACIAL ECZEMA, few cases occurred, probably as a result of large-scale spraying of pastures with fungicides. An outbreak of STRANGLES involving 1500 horses in the Canterbury area was controlled by means of antibiotics and vaccine. The overall...

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Government Printer., Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Report for the year ended 31 March 1974., 1974, pp 100pp.
Abstract

In 4 trials in New Zealand, cambendazole drenches or paste given at 25 or more mg/kg body-weight (up to 40 mg/kg) were highly effective against adult and larval Haemonchus contortus, Ostertagia, Trichostrongylus axei, Cooperia, intestinal Trichostrongylus and Dictyocaulus viviparus in naturally...

Author(s)
Cairns, G. C.; Holmdent, J. H.; Feringa, A.; Murray, J.
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 1975, 23, 3, pp 28-34
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In 4 trials in Wisconsin, USA, the impact of active helminth infections on milk production in dairy cattle was assessed. In the first trial involving 1,028 cows with an average of 36 eggs/5 g faeces, treatment with copper sulphate, phenothiazine or thiabendazole led to an average increase in milk...

Author(s)
Todd, A. C.; Bliss, D. H.; Meyers, G. H.
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 1975, 23, 4, pp 59-62
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The conclusions of the Study Group are, firstly, that in New Zealand internal parasites remain a very important source of production loss affecting the sheep and cattle industries, secondly, that there is considerable scope for improvement in both the effectiveness and economy of anthelmintic...

Author(s)
Brunsdon, R. V.
Citation
Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production., 1975, 35, pp 51-57
Abstract

Recommendations made by a study group sponsored by the New Zealand Society for Animal Production, concerning the control of gastro-intestinal nematodes in sheep and cattle, are outlined, and a shift in emphasis from "protection" to "prevention" explained. Integrated control is described and revised ...

Author(s)
Brunsdon, R. V.
Publisher
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries., Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Proceedings of the Ruakura Farmers' Conference., 1975, pp 25-28
Abstract

Over 5 years the live-weight gain responses obtained from drenching 6- to 7-month-old weaner beef steer and heifer calves were examined in eight trials covering three localities in South Canterbury. In six trials, calves were drenched with thiabendazole at monthly and 2-monthly intervals between...

Author(s)
McLeod, C. C.; Schwarz, G.; Wolff, J. E.
Citation
New Zealand Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 1975, 3, 3, pp 213-217
Abstract

Wallace comments on the recommendations in the 1975 publication on "Internal Parasites and Animal Production" produced by the New Zealand Society of Animal Production (editors R.V. Brunsdon & J.L. Adam) [see Hm/A 45, 2785] mainly concerning anthelmintic drenching schedules for sheep and cattle....

Author(s)
Wallace, N. M.
Citation
Proceedings of the 6th seminar of the New Zealand Veterinary Association Sheep Society, 11-12 June, 1976, Massey University, Palmerston North., 1976, pp 52-62

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