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Between 1910 and 1961, over 3500 cattle-dipping vats were constructed in the State of Florida to combat the Southern and Tropical Cattle Tick (Boophilus annulatus and Boophilus microplus) for the control of Southern Cattle Fever (Piroplasmosis). During this period, arsenic, DDT, BHC, Delnav, and...

Author(s)
Todd, W. R.; Mishoe, J. W.; French, B. T.
Publisher
American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St Joseph, USA
Citation
Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 2004, 20, 4, pp 511-517
Abstract

A specific DNA probe was used to determine the prevalence of Fasciola hepatica in its snail intermediate host, Fossaria cubensis, collected from 6 cattle ranches in Florida, USA. The sensitivity of the assay was improved by using chemiluminescent detection, and a blinded study of 288 laboratory...

Author(s)
Kaplan, R. M.; Dame, J. B.; Reddy, G. R.; Courtney, C. H.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1997, 27, 12, pp 1585-1593
Abstract

For five cows inoculated with a vaccine derived from the attenuated Florida strain of A. marginale and challenged 68 days later with the Oregon isolate of the organism, a maximum of 14% (av. figure) of the erythrocytes became infected and PCV was reduced, at most, by 27% on average; for two...

Author(s)
Taylor, R. L.
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 1969, 30, pp 1999-2002
Abstract

Dimethoate (Am. Cyanamid 12, 880) used i/m as a 50% soln. at 25 mg./kg. gave very good control of Oestrus ovis, especially in the first instar, but this compound is only available experimentally so far.
Boophilus microplus ticks were found in Florida and all affected farms quarantined; the final...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Florida,
Citation
Proceedings. United States Live Stock Sanitary Association, 1958, 1959, pp 187-191 pp.
Abstract

The administration of from 5, 000 to 132, 000 larvae of Dictyocaulus viviparus to 29 hand reared calves produced symptoms of parasitic bronchitis but only one calf died. Four calves running with their dams also became infected when given viable larvae. Various chemotherapeutic agents were used on...

Author(s)
Swanson, L. E.; Wade, A. E.; Dennis, W. R.; Stone, W. M., Jr.
Citation
Annual Report Agricultural Experimental Station University Florida 1956, 1957, pp 143-144
Abstract

Many diseases of cattle affect deer, the young being most susceptible. The main losses are due to malnutrition and parasitic infestations.
The grazing of cattle and sheep over or adjacent to range areas used by deer infects the pasture with intestinal and other helminths which cause losses either...

Author(s)
Herman, C. M.
Citation
Trans. 10th N. Amer. Wildl. Conf, 1945, pp 242-246 pp.
Abstract

Research in animal husbandry and nutrition was expanded in beef cattle, pigs, meats and mineral nutrition. The demand for knowledge of the copper and molybdenum content of pasture forages has necessitated innumerable analyses.
Several diseases of livestock have been identified for the first time,...

Publisher
Gainsville, Florida: The University,
Citation
University of Florida. Annual report of the Agricultural Experiment Stations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952., 1953, pp 310 pp.
Abstract

Items of vet. interest include the results of work on problems, of mineral nutrition-in particular Ca, P, Mb, Cu, Zn-biological analysis of pasture herbage, beef yield and quality from various grasses, supplemental feeds for un-weaned beef calves and for sows during reproduction and lactation,...

Citation
Report of the University of Florida Agricultural Experiment Stations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1951., 1952, pp 277 ; 56-66; 113-119 pp.
Abstract

The newly-formed Department of Veterinary Science has worked on a number of "projects" (State and otherwise) in the study of animal diseases: infectious BOVINE MASTITIS; internal and external parasites in cattle; including the common liver fluke; the so-called "leeches" in horses, probably of...

Citation
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. Agricultural Experiment Stations. Annual report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950., 1950, pp 263 pp.
Abstract

An examination of male ticks collected in 1931-33 from Florida, Louisiana and Texas showed Boophilus annulatus microplus, Can. (australis, Fuller) to be present in 23 counties in Florida. No ticks were received from 4 counties that were also in the area quarantined for tick fever of cattle...

Author(s)
McINTOSH, A.
Citation
Proc. Helminth. Soc., Washington, 1934, 1, pp 22

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