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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
Abstract

A cross-sectional study was conducted on the major skin diseases of cattle in Hawassa city with the objectives of estimating the prevalence and assessing the effect of different risk factors in the occurrence of these skin diseases in the study area. The study was conducted with thorough physical...

Author(s)
Zekarias Fantaye; Melake, B. M.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 2018, 10, 3, pp 89-95
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Wildlife, both native and introduced, can harbor and spread diseases of importance to the livestock industry. Describing movement patterns of such wildlife is essential to formulate effective disease management strategies. Nilgai antelope (Boselaphus tragocamelus) are a free-ranging, introduced...

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Foley, A. M.; Goolsby, J. A.; Ortega-S, A., Jr.; Ortega-S, J. A.; León, A. P. de; Singh, N. K.; Schwartz, A.; Ellis, D.; Hewitt, D. G.; Campbell, T. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 146, pp 166-172
Abstract

Ticks and tick-borne disease (TBD) are major challenges to cattle production in the tropics and subtropics. Economic losses associated with ticks amount to billions of dollars annually. Although efforts to eradicate ticks and TBD using chemical control strategies have been implemented in many...

Author(s)
Mapholi, N. O.; Marufu, M. C.; Maiwashe, A.; Banga, C. B.; Muchenje, V.; MacNeil, M. D.; Chimonyo, M.; Dzama, K.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2014, 5, 5, pp 475-483
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Cattle production is highly developed in Brazil, but ectoparasite infestation, especially with ticks, increase the cost of production and hamper the production activity. In Brazil, cattle are native species, and when imported they also bring along their parasites. For mite control, several...

Author(s)
Morais, P. G. S. de; Silva, M. C. A.; Gonçalves, M. F.; Ambrósio, A.; Fagundes, N. S.; Nascimento, M. R. B. de M.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2013, 7, 9, pp Art. 1534
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A survey study was conducted from June to December 2009 using standard parasitological procedures to determine the prevalence of tick infestation among cattle of different breeds in Maiduguri, Northeastern Nigeria. The tick species identified were Boophilus microplus, Amblyomma variegatum, Hyalomma ...

Author(s)
Musa, H. I.; Jajere, S. M.; Adamu, N. B.; Atsanda, N. N.; Lawal, J. R.; Adamu, S. G.; Lawal, E. K.
Publisher
Bangladesh Society for Veterinary Medicine, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Citation
Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2014, 12, 2, pp 161-166
Abstract

Background: For >100 years cattle production in the southern United States has been threatened by cattle fever. It is caused by an invasive parasite-vector complex that includes the protozoan hemoparasites Babesia bovis and B. bigemina, which are transmitted among domestic cattle via Rhipicephalus...

Author(s)
Giles, J. R.; Peterson, A. T.; Busch, J. D.; Olafson, P. U.; Scoles, G. A.; Davey, R. B.; Pound, J. M.; Kammlah, D. M.; Lohmeyer, K. H.; Wagner, D. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2014, 7, 189, pp (17 April 2014)
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The objective of this paper was rapid assessment of major health problem for disease mapping on integrated water shad management system and the study was undertaken in farmers dissection group formed in the water shade delineated site ojojie model water shade. As to livestock production constraint...

Author(s)
Melese Yilma; Fitsum Tessema; Tewodros Getachew; Tucho Tumato; Shimelis Mengistu; Tesegay Bekele; Addisu Jimma; Asert Tera
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, 2016, 7, 2, pp 300
Abstract

Background - The cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, affects livestock production in many regions of the world. Up to now, the widespread use of chemical acaricides has led to the selection of acaricide-resistant ticks and to environmental contamination. Gavacplus is a subunit vaccine ...

Author(s)
Vargas, M.; Montero, C.; Sánchez, D.; Pérez, D.; Valdés, M.; Alfonso, A.; Joglar, M.; Machado, H.; Rodríguez, E.; Méndez, L.; Lleonart, R.; Suárez, M.; Fernández, E.; Estrada, M. P.; Rodríguez-Mallón, A.; Farnós, O.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2010, 6, 43, pp (16 September 2010)
Abstract

The cattle ticks, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) spp., affect cattle production in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Tick vaccines constitute a cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to tick control. The recombinant Rhipicephalus microplus Bm86 antigen has been shown to...

Author(s)
Almazán, C.; Lagunes, R.; Villar, M.; Canales, M.; Rosario-Cruz, R.; Jongejan, F.; Fuente, J. de la
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2010, 106, 2, pp 471-479

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