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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 food of the cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis (Ardeola ibis)) in south-eastern Queensland was determined from boluses regurgitated by advanced chicks over 3 breeding seasons and from the stomach contents of 21 adults. They ate a wide range of animals, mainly Acrididae (including Patanga guttulosa ...

Author(s)
McKilligan, N. G.
Citation
Australian Wildlife Research, 1984, 11, 1, pp 133-144
Abstract

Of 115 outbreaks of tick fever investigated, 91 were caused by Babesia bovis; 24 occurred in central and north Queensland during the winter months. 10 outbreaks were due to B. bigemina. Of 702 224 doses of tick fever vaccines supplied, 458 866 contained both B. bovis and Anaplasma centrale. The...

Citation
Annual report 1981-1982., 1982, pp v + 160pp.
Abstract

During the drought months of winter, spring and early summer few outbreaks of intestinal parasitism were reported in cattle, but wet conditions predisposed to outbreaks of haemonchosis in calves in south-east Queensland. The results of various trials suggest that anthelmintic treatment is warranted ...

Citation
Annual Report 1980-81., 1981, pp v + 146 pp.
Abstract

Studies in progress include those on the following: the reproductive performance of water buffaloes grazing the grasslands of the East Sepik region of Papua New Guinea; reproductive performance of beef cattle in northern Queensland; postpartum anoestrus in cattle; endocrine indices of growth...

Publisher
James Cook University of North Queensland, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Tropical Veterinary Science. Research and Graduate Studies Report, 1980., 1980, pp 44 pp.
Abstract

CATTLE. Twelve more Shires were included in the brucellosis eradication area. Southern and central Queensland east of the Western Barrier Fence (more than 85% of Queensland herds) were declared a Provisionally Free Area for tuberculosis eradication. Research on brucellosis and tuberculosis...

Citation
Annual report 1978-79., 1979, pp iv + 113pp.
Abstract

When the Department of Tropical Veterinary Science was established in 1969, its aim was to provide training to meet the needs of Australia and other countries. Already, graduate students from almost 40 countries (including 24 students from Indonesia) have been trained, and demand for places exceeds ...

Citation
Tropical veterinary science research report 1978., 1979, pp 40 pp.
Abstract

Work reported includes studies on the life-cycle, chemotherapy, in vitro culture, biochemistry, pathology and epidemiology of bovine Onchocerca spp., on Stephanurus dentatus in pig, bovine paramphistomiasis, the pathogenesis of avian nasal schistosomiasis (Trichobilharzia), human and marsupial...

Publisher
James Cook University., Australia
Citation
Tropical Veterinary Science. Research and Graduate Studies Report 1978., 1979, pp 40 pp.
Abstract

Closely spaced stable traps were used to determine the preferences of mosquitoes for 6 vertebrates at Kowanyama, northern Queensland, on 4 occasions during the wet and dry seasons of 1974-75. A total of 44 626 mosquitoes from 35 taxa was collected and compared with 26 215 specimens of 15 taxa...

Author(s)
Kay, B. H.; Boreham, P. F. L.; Williams, G. M.
Citation
Bulletin of Entomological Research, 1979, 69, 3, pp 441-457
Abstract

The CSIRO has four main laboratories, each specializing in different research projects: Armidale does fundamental work on worm parasites; Brisbane is concerned with arboviruses, cattle ticks, tick fever and worms in cattle; Melbourne covers diseases of cattle; and Sydney specializes in sheep...

Citation
Division of Animal Health annual report 1977., 1978, pp 130pp.

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