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Considering the economic impact of various ticks species on livestock, the present study was conducted for epidemiological characterization of common ticks infesting Ethiopian cattle between November 2013 and March 2014 period at various locations of Bedelle region. A total of 384 cattle were...

Author(s)
Hunde Aboma; Assefa Kebede; Mukarim Abdurahaman
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2017, 12, 22, pp 1922-1929
Abstract

In Tanzania, control of East Coast fever (ECF) has predominantly relied on tick control using acaricides and chemotherapy, little on ECF vaccination, and very little on dissemination regarding animal immunization. In this paper, the prevalence, control measure, and tolerance of Tanzania Shorthorn...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 4, pp 813-822
Abstract

Several prominent and economically important diseases of livestock in East Africa are caused by multi-host pathogens that also infect wildlife species, but management strategies are generally livestock focused and models of these diseases tend to ignore the role of wildlife. We investigate the...

Author(s)
Walker, J. G.; Klein, E. Y.; Levin, S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 199, 3/4, pp 206-214
Abstract

This study was carried out to assess farmers' knowledge and perceptions on tick species, tick-borne diseases (TBDs), tick control measures, production constraints and tolerance of Tarime and Sukuma zebu cattle to TBDs. The study involved 240 agro-pastoralists from Serengeti, Tarime, Maswa and Meatu ...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2015, 27, 4, pp Article 64
Abstract

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 Bredasdorp, South Africa, an area with 327 764 sheep and goats and 19 818 cattle, 1 323 770 therapeutic doses of anthelmintic for sheep and goats and 6 622 therapeutic doses for cattle, worth R456 800 46 and R22 548 31, respectively, were sold during 1988. Monthly sales of sheep/goat and cattle...

Author(s)
Louw, J. P.
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 1990, 61, 3, pp 106-109
Abstract

This chapter discusses the economic impact of theileriosis and its control in Africa, with particular emphasis on East Coast fever (ECF, caused by Theileria parva) in East Africa. After brief discussions on the importance of livestock in African economies, the impact of ticks and tickborne...

Author(s)
Mukhebi, A. W.
Publisher
Academic Press Limited, London, UK
Citation
The epidemiology of theileriosis in Africa [by Norval, R.A.I.; Perry, B.D.; Young, A.S.]., 1992, pp 379-403
Abstract

A short report of a study carried out on 12 farms in Doukkala, Morocco, to ascertain the incidence of Theileria in cattle. The control of theileriosis in Morocco is by control of the vector Hyalomma detritum, using parvaquone as specific treatment for Theileria annulata and vaccination using...

Author(s)
Ouhelli, H.; Flach, E.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Recent developments in the research and control of Theileria annulata: proceedings of a workshop held at ILRAD, Nairobi, Kenya 17-19 September 1990., 1992, pp 19-20
Abstract

The veterinarian responsible for the Iringa dipping scheme, in which East Coast fever (ECF, caused by Theileria parva) was eradicated in the early 1950s from an enzootic area of southwestern Tanzania containing a zebu cattle population of 160 000, discusses the scheme with reference to modern day...

Author(s)
Yeoman, G. H.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1991, 129, 18, pp 414-415
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Author(s)
Dipeolu, O. O.
Publisher
SPB Academic Publishing bv, The Hague, Netherlands
Citation
Modern acarology. Volume I. Proceedings of the VIII International Congress of Acarology, held in České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia, 6-11 August 1990., 1991, pp 219-227

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