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BACKGROUND: Ticks are important ectoparasites in ruminants which cause economic losses in animal husbandry of Iran and worldwide. OBJECTIVES: This study was aimed to determine geographic distribution, frequency and species diversity of hard ticks in domestic ruminants in Ilam province, Iran....

Author(s)
Ghashghaei, O.; Yakhchali, M.; Nourollahi-Fard, S. R.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Research, 2019, 74, 3, pp Pe322-Pe329
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The present study was conducted to record tick infestation on bovines (cattle and buffalo) during February 2018 to January 2019 in three districts (Bidar, Gulbarga and Yadgir) of Hyderabad-Karnataka region of Karnataka. A total of 1570 bovines (720 cattle and 850 buffaloes) were examined for tick...

Author(s)
Krishnamurthy, C. M.; D'Souza, P. E.; Dhanalakshmi, H.
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav, Muzaffrnagar, India
Citation
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2019, 22, 2, pp 1097-1101
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Background: Ticks have a negative effect on dairy and beef cattle production systems around the world, with the concomitant risk they represent for the transmission of some important infectious diseases. Colombian cattle breeds are distributed across different agroecological regions and are exposed ...

Author(s)
Rocha, J. F.; Martínez, R.; López-Villalobos, N.; Morris, S. T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 73, pp (7 February 2019)
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Ticks cause serious economic losses in livestock production worldwide. A study was conducted in 2017/18 to determine the abundance of tick population on different geographical regions and body parts of cattle. Three study sites were taken from mid hill, inner terai and terai region of Nepal. A...

Author(s)
Dhital, B.; Shrestha, S.; Kaphle, K.; Pudasaini, R.
Publisher
Prithu Technical College, Deukhuri Dang, Nepal
Citation
Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 2018, 1, 1, pp 197-205
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Treating cattle with endectocide is a longstanding veterinary practice to reduce the load of endo and ectoparasites, but has the potential to be added to the malaria control and elimination toolbox, as it also kills malaria mosquitoes feeding on the animals. Here we used openly available data to...

Author(s)
Imbahale, S. S.; Lopez, J. M.; Brew, J.; Paaijmans, K.; Rist, C.; Chaccour, C.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2019, 9, 1, pp 5826
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Despite several decades of chemical control, the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus remains an important constraint for cattle farmers. The regular use of chemicals has led to the development of tick strains that are multi-resistant to acaricides. New methods of tick control are being developed...

Author(s)
Hüe, T.; Fontfreyde, C.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 7, pp 1989-1995
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This study aimed to determine the relationship between the variation in plasma concentration of ivermectin 3.15% over time and its efficacy against the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. In addition, a trial was conducted to infer if the application of successive treatments with...

Author(s)
Nava, S.; Rossner, M. V.; Ballent, M.; Mangold, A. J.; Lanusse, C.; Lifschitz, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 268, pp 81-86
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Given the difficulties of controlling the tick Rhipicephalus microplus due to acaricide resistance, this study aimed to ascertain whether shearing could reduce infestation in cattle. 17 taurine cattle were sheared on the anterior third of one randomly selected side. Shearing was undertaken using a...

Author(s)
Veríssimo, C. J.; Giglioti, R.; D'Agostino, S. M.; Toledo, L. M. de; Katiki, L. M.; Duarte, K. M. R.; Santos, I. K. F. de M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2019, 79, 1, pp 99-106
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About 80% of the world's cattle are affected by ticks and tick-borne diseases, both of which cause significant production losses. Cattle host resistance to ticks is the most important factor affecting the economics of tick control, but it is largely neglected in tick-control programs due to...

Author(s)
Burrow, H. M.; Mans, B. J.; Cardoso, F. F.; Birkett, M. A.; Kotze, A. C.; Hayes, B. J.; Mapholi, N.; Dzama, K.; Marufu, M. C.; Githaka, N. W.; Djikeng, A.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2019, 59, 8, pp 1401-1427
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A cross-sectional study was conducted from January to December, 2016 in Semi-arid areas of Raya Azebo District with the objectives to estimate the prevalence of ixodid ticks and assessing the difference in infestation among the different host risk factors such as age, sex and body condition scores. ...

Author(s)
Meseret Hadgu; Habtamu Taddele; Atkilt Girma; Haftu Abrha; Haftom Hagos
Publisher
Ethiopian Veterinary Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Veterinary Journal, 2018, 22, 2, pp 53-64

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