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Abstract

Livestock production is a fundamental source of revenue and nutrition, wherein cattle-farming constitutes one of the major agricultural industries. Vectors and vector-borne diseases constitute one of the major factors that decrease the livelihood of all farming communities, more so in resource-poor ...

Author(s)
Robbertse, L.; Richards, S. A.; Stutzer, C.; Olivier, N. A.; Leisewitz, A. L.; Crafford, J. E.; Maritz-Olivier, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2020, 38, 44, pp 6889-6898
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Obligate ectoparasites of cattle: lice and mange mites.

This chapter briefly describes the taxonomy and life cycle of lice and mange mites. The clinical presentation and effects on cattle performance of chorioptic (Chorioptes bovis), sarcoptic (Sarcoptes scabiei), psoroptic (Psoroptes ovis) and demodectic (Demodex bovis and D. ghanensis) mange, and the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Psoroptic mange is a common disease of livestock, caused by Psoroptes ovis. Compared to Holstein-Friesian (HF) cattle, the Belgian Blue (BB) cattle breed is highly susceptible to the infestation. However, the mechanism for this difference is still unclear. To determine the factors responsible for...

Author(s)
Chen, Z.; Claerebout, E.; Chiers, K.; Pas, M.; Pardon, B.; Mol, W. van; Casaert, S.; Wilde, N. de; Duchateau, L.; Geldhof, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Research, 2021, 52, 1,
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ectoparasites in cattle: flies.

This chapter focuses on the tick Ixodes ricinus and the common flies that are found in temperate cattle farms, particularly those in the family Muscidae, which are commonly described as nuisance or biting flies. All these species can play important roles as vectors of several viral, bacterial and...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Author(s)
Allan, J.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2020, 50, 10, pp 6-7
Abstract

Background: Q fever is a zoonotic disease, caused by Gram negative bacterium C. burnetii, which imparts significant socio-economic burden due to production and reproductive loss (abortion, stillbirth, and infertility) in ruminants and debilitating clinical disease in human populations. While sheep...

Author(s)
Feyissa Begna Deressa; Kal, D. O.; Benti Deressa Gelalcha; Magalhães, R. J. S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2020, 16, 385, pp (12 October 2020)
Abstract

Bali cattle are native Indonesian germplasm that has the advantage of survival in an inadequate environment, but Bali cattle can also contract diseases; one of them is ectoparasites, namely ticks. Cow tick or Boophilus sp. is a blood-sucking ectoparasite that causes anemia in these animals. Besides ...

Author(s)
Chairannisa Rustam; Dwinata, I. M.; Nyoman Adi Suratma
Publisher
Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Indonesia
Citation
Buletin Veteriner Udayana, 2021, 13, 1, pp 99-104
Abstract

The study was carried out to evaluate the tick burden of cattle genotypes as an index of resistance to ticks of the family Ixodidae and Argasidae. Forty-two animals made up of Ndama, Gudali, White Fulani, Ndama × White Fulani (NF), Ndama × Gudali (NG), Gudali × White Fulani (GF), and Ndama ×...

Author(s)
Nwachukwu, E. N.; Ogbu, C. C.; Edozie, C.; Oke, U. K.; Ojewola, G. S.; Ekumankama, O. O.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2020, 32, 1, pp Article 4
AbstractFull Text

Hypodermosis is a parasitic disease, which is caused by larvae of Hypoderma lineatum and Hypoderma bovis flies in cattle and causes damage on the skin. It causes economic losses due to decrease in meat and milk yield, growth deficiency and being of no use in leather processing as a result of...

Author(s)
Merhan, O.; Taşç\dotless I\, G. T. I.; Bozukluhan, K.; Ayd\dotless I\n, N.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, Kars, Turkey
Citation
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2020, 26, 5, pp 633-636
Abstract

Tick-borne diseases are spread throughout the world but are most numerous and exerting greatest impact in the tropical and subtropical regions. The survey of tick infestation on cattle was carried out in Bauchi North Senatorial Zone, Bauchi State, Nigeria to ascertain the impact of ticks on their...

Author(s)
Usman, A. M.; Malann, Y. D.
Publisher
Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
Citation
Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 2019, 12, 1, pp 151-154

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