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In an experiment in the Townsville area only small differences in the number of ticks counted on Droughtmaster and Hereford calves were noted, but the Herefords were treated to control tick infestations on four occasions during one year, while the Droughtmasters were never treated. No differences...

Johnston, L. A. Y.
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1967, 43, pp 427-431; 431-432 pp.

Ten Droughtmaster and 9 Hereford cattle were born in an enzootic babesiosis area of Queensland and became naturally infected with Babesia bovis (argentina) and B. bigemina during a period of 3 years. They were then kept free of cattle ticks (Boophilus microplus (Can.)) for the remainder of an...

Johnston, L. A. Y.; Leatch, G.; Jones, P. N.
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1978, 54, 1, pp 14-18