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The control of arthropod ectoparasites of livestock by systemically delivered chemicals was introduced in the 1950s. Their low cost, ease of use, and high level of efficacy ensured dependence upon them for ectoparasite control. However, current societal and scientific concerns regarding dependency...

Author(s)
Pruett, J. H.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1999, 29, 1, pp 25-32
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The efficacy of a single subcutaneous injection of 1% ivermectin at a dose of 0.2 mg/kg against bovine dermatobiosis (caused by Dermatobia hominis) was investigated at a farm in Mérida State, Venezuela [date not given]. 20 crossbred adult cattle were included in the study with a rate of...

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García, L.; Gutiérrez, J.; Angulo Cubillán, F. J.
Citation
Revista Científica, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, 1998, 8, Supplement 1, pp 117-118
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The control of ectoparasites on cattle in Colombia is discussed with particular reference to Boophilus microplus. Chemical control using dips or sprays of commercially available acaricides is recommended for the parasitic stages, whereas non-parasitic stages can be controlled by natural enemies,...

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López V., G.
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Noticampo, 1997, No. 007, pp 10-16
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The subcutaneous injection of newborn calves with 1 ml ivermectin combined with the conventional use of a repellent and cauterising aerosol spray [active compounds not given] (n=47) was compared with use of the aerosol alone (n=61) for controlling umbilical myiasis in the Pantanal, Mato Grosso do...

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Sereno, J. R. B.; Catto, J. B.; Sereno, F. T. P. de S.
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Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 1998, 20, 1, pp 28-31
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The distribution, hosts, life cycle, identification and control of H. irritans in Brazil are briefly described. The horn fly preferentially attacks male cattle with a dark coat and of European or mixed breed. Control using organophosphorus or pyrethroid insecticides is not recommended at...

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Faria, M. J. de
Citation
Informe Técnico - Empresa de Pesquisa Agropecuária do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, 1998, No. 26, pp 12 pp.
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The efficacy of doramectin and ivermectin against natural infestations of D. hominis in cattle was investigated. A group of 21 heifers were each injected subcutaneously with doramectin (200 mg/kg), a second group of 22 heifers were each injected with ivermectin (200 mg/kg), and a control group of...

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Oliveira, C. B. de; Muniz, R. A.; Umehara, O.; Caproni, L., Jr.; Oliveira, L. O.; Rodrigues, V. J. P.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 1997, 6, 2, pp 169-173
Abstract

The efficacy of a subcutaneous injection of doramectin given at different times before calves were exposed to D. hominis was investigated. Three groups of 4 calves were each injected with 200 mg/kg doramectin at 35, 42 and 49 days before exposure to 20 1st-instar larvae of D. hominis. The...

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Moya-Borja, G. E.; Muniz, R. A.; Umehara, O.; Silva, D. S. F. da
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Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 1997, 6, 2, pp 165-168
Abstract

A sporozoite stabilate (St.199) of T. parva was obtained by feeding nymphal Rhipicephalus appendiculatus on an African buffalo (S. caffer) and was used to immunize cattle by the infection and treatment (with Terramycin [oxytetracycline]) method. Nymphal ticks were applied to one of the steers 90...

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Maritim, A. C.; Young, A. S.; Lesan, A. C.; Ndungu, S. G.; Stagg, D. A.; Ngumi, P. N.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1992, 43, 1/2, pp 1-14
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This review is one of a series produced as part of the Kenya Agricultural Research Database Project (KARD). The computerized database contains around 40 000 records relating to agricultural research in Kenya since the end of the last century. This volume reviews some of the literature (referred to...

Author(s)
Wamwayi, H. M.
Publisher
Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Review of Kenyan Agricultural Research: Vol. 39 Animal Pests., 1996, pp viii + 24 pp.
Abstract

In trials, Pestoban (7 and 10% dilutions) was used to treat 42 cattle and buffaloes in the central Himalayan area of Mukteswar, Tamil Nadu, India, infested with ticks, lice and mites. Pestoban was applied by spray and cotton swab once or twice at 20-day intervals depending on parasitological...

Author(s)
Mukherjee, R.; Chander, M.
Citation
Pashudhan, 1995, 10, 2, pp 4

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