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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 numbers of examples of Haemaphysalis longicornis Neum. on cattle (Bos taurus) that had had no prior exposure to the tick were recorded regularly in south-eastern Queensland from July 1971 until January 1974. The tick population was large in the 1st year, but declined to low levels in the 2nd...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1983, 60, 1, pp 20-21
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

Over 100 cattle were killed on a property in southern Queensland in 1983 when the contents of a container thought to contain fenthion, but actually found to contain an arsenical concentrate (which is sometimes used for the control of lice on sheep) were administered as a pour-on treatment to...

Author(s)
Robertson, I. D.; Harms, W. E.; Ketterer, P. J.
Citation
Queensland Agricultural Journal, 1984, 110, 4, pp 227-228
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

Rectal and skin temperatures and resistance to Boophilus microplus (Can.) were studied in male calves of the Brahman (Zebu) breed, of Shorthorn × Hereford hybrids, and of hybrids of these crosses with Africander or Brahman cattle. In comparative artificial infestations of Hereford × Shorthorns (HS) ...

Author(s)
O'Kelly, J. C.; Spiers, W. G.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1983, 20, 5, pp 498-505
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
Abstract

The effect of a new synthetic pyrethroid, flumethrin, was evaluated on larval stages of the cattle tick B. microplus in vitro and against all stages in vivo, by spraying or plunge-dipping infested cattle. Flumethrin was highly effective in reducing numbers of organophosphate susceptible or...

Author(s)
Hopkins, T. J.; Woodley, I. R.
Citation
Veterinary Medical Review, German Federal Republic, 1982, No.2, pp 130-139
Abstract

Breeding in Queensland for resistance to Boophilus microplus (Can.) was undertaken in a herd of Australian Illawarra Shorthorn (AIS) cattle in 1961--78 and in a herd of Brahman X AIS cattle in 1970--79; breeder cows and their progeny were assessed for tick resistance in October--January. Resistance ...

Author(s)
Utech, K. B. W.; Wharton, R. H.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1982, 58, 2, pp 41-46
Abstract

An extension programme for the control of Boophilus microplus (Can.) on cattle in south-eastern Queensland is described that was developed in response to problems caused by the potential failure of the traditional chemical control methods. Producers were surveyed to find out their opinions and...

Author(s)
Elder, J. K.; Knott, S. G.; Kearnan, J. F.
Publisher
Veterinary Medicine Publishing Co., Edwardsville, Kansas, USA
Citation
Third International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, Arlington, Virginia, USA, 6-10 September 1982., 1983, pp 392-399

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