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In trials lasting 28 days, groups of 10-12 tick-infested cattle were treated with moxidectin injection (0.2 mg/kg body weight), moxidectin pour-on (0.5 mg/kg) or remained untreated. In trials lasting 140 days, cattle were treated with moxidectin injection, moxidectin pour-on or deltamethrin-ethion...

Author(s)
Remington, B.; Kieran, P.; Cobb, R.; Bodero, D.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1997, 75, 8, pp 588-591
Abstract

Tick fever was first identified in Queensland in 1891, and various control measures have been introduced since then to control the spread of infection, including mineral oil dipping, arsenic dips and DDT. The state is now divided into designated areas either free from ticks, infected, provisionally ...

Author(s)
Jonsson, N. N.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1997, 75, 11, pp 802-807
Abstract

Gut membranes of the tick B. microplus were extracted using a low ionic strength buffer and the soluble antigens were used to vaccinate Hereford cattle. Following either experimental infestation with 40 000 larval ticks or exposure to field infestation (in Queensland, Australia), ticks from...

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Wong, J. Y. M.; Opdebeeck, J. P.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1993, 23, 5, pp 689-692
Abstract

The benzoylphenylurea acarine growth regulator fluazuron (ACATAK) was tested in 3 trials in Queensland, Australia, between October 1991 and March 1993. It was applied at 1.5 mg/kg body weight with a dose volume of 3 ml per 50 kg body weight, in 2 strips from shoulder to loin on either side of the...

Author(s)
Bull, M. S.; Swindale, S.; Overend, D.; Hess, E. A.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1996, 74, 6, pp 468-470
Abstract

The economic evaluation of the eradication of the Old World screwworm fly (Chrysomya bezziana) based on the sterile insect technique (SIT) in the event of an invasion of Australia was undertaken with a dynamic spatial bio-economic model using livestock data provided by the Australian Bureau of...

Author(s)
Anaman, K. A.; Atzeni, M. G.; Mayer, D. G.; Stuart, M. A.
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1994, 20, 1/2, pp 79-98
Abstract

A secondary economic impact analysis of an inversion of Australia by the Old World screwworm fly (SWF) Chrysomya bezziana on the economy of the State of Queensland was undertaken with the use of dynamic bio-economic model developed by the Queensland Department of Primary Industries (QDPI). The...

Author(s)
Anaman, K. A.
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1994, 21, 1, pp 1-18
Abstract

The effects of bi-monthly dipping with Promacyl [3-methyl-5-(1-methylethyl)phenyl methyl(1-oxobutyl)carbamate] and no dipping on tick (Boophilus microplus (Can.)) numbers and liveweight gain of young Bos indicus × B. taurus cattle grazing tick-infested improved pastures were compared in 3...

Author(s)
Mellor, W.; O'Rourke, P. K.; Waters, K. S.
Publisher
Australian Agricultural Council, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, 1983, 23, 123, pp 348-353
Abstract

The results are presented of 2 field trials in Queensland in 1978-80 in which cattle with low resistance to ticks [Boophilus microplus] (i.e. thse infested with many ticks) in Brahman-cross breeder groups (more than 65% Brahman content) were identified and culled. Removal of 16% of the cattle in a...

Author(s)
Waters, K. S.; Round, J.; Bond, J.
Citation
Queensland Agricultural Journal, 1985, 111, 3, pp 161-162
Abstract

This article on beef cattle production in Queensland includes information on parasites (including ticks [Boophilus microplus (Can.)]) and diseases (including tick fever). Dipping and pasture spelling for tick control are discussed. Many beef producers have dispensed with dipping cattle for tick...

Author(s)
Milles, A. H.
Citation
Queensland Agricultural Journal, 1984, 110, 2, pp 83-111
Abstract

A guide to the control of cattle ticks [Boophilus microplus (Can.)] in nothern Queensland by breeding tick-resistant cattle is presented. The topics discussed include the seasonal cycle of ticks and effects on resistant cattle on tick numbers without dipping, how to breed resistant cattle,...

Author(s)
Waters, K. S.; Round, J.; Bond, J.
Citation
Queensland Agricultural Journal, 1982, 108, 4, pp 200-202

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