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Short summaries, with some results, are presented of 6 research projects on livestock protection in Alberta. These are on identifying new organic chemicals with insect repellent properties (by W.G. Taylor & C.E. Schreck), blood-feeding Diptera causing loss of productivity of cattle on pasture (by...

Publisher
Agriculture Canada Research Station, Lethbridge, Canada
Citation
Research Highlights, Research Station, Lethbridge, Alberta, 1984., 1985, pp 18-30
Abstract

This account of livestock protection in Alberta is devoted to the control of arthropod pests and forms part of a report covering the period 1976-86. The topics dealt with include toxicology (of insecticides); treatment methods; biting and blood-feeding flies, house-flies [Musca domestica]...

Citation
Historical Series, Lethbridge Research Station, Agriculture Canada, 1986, No. 24, pp 27-30
Abstract

Production and economic benefits were gained by giving a single treatment of Ivomec (ivermectin, at 200 µg/kg, subcutaneously) or a combination of Tramisol (levamisole, at 6 mg/kg, subcutaneously) and Spotton (fenthion, at 3-4 mg/kg, topical) to feedlot steers in Alberta at the beginning of the...

Author(s)
Grimson, R. E.; Stilborn, R. P.; Gummeson, P. K.; Leaning, W. H. D.; Guerrero, J.; Newcomb, K. M.
Citation
Modern Veterinary Practice, 1987, 68, 6, pp 361-364
Abstract

Anthrax, diagnosed for the first time in many years in 1962, did not reappear in domestic animals. It was however, diagnosed in bison that died in the N.W. Territories. There were about 50-60 clinical cases of western equine encephalomyelitis in August and September; blood tests and virus isolation ...

Author(s)
Ballantyne, E. E.
Publisher
Alberta,
Citation
Ann Rep. Dept. Agric., 1964, pp 147-165 pp.
Abstract

The first section of the report deals in general with the disease situation and the activities of the Health of Animals Branch. Reference is made to outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in Great Britain and Ireland and to the work of the British Ministry of Agriculture and the Foot and Mouth Disease ...

Author(s)
Hilton, G.
Publisher
F. A, Acland., Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Report of the Veterinary Director General, Health of Animals Branch, Department of Agriculture, for the Year ending March 31st, 1932., 1938, pp 58

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