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The study was carried out to evaluate the tick burden of cattle genotypes as an index of resistance to ticks of the family Ixodidae and Argasidae. Forty-two animals made up of Ndama, Gudali, White Fulani, Ndama × White Fulani (NF), Ndama × Gudali (NG), Gudali × White Fulani (GF), and Ndama ×...

Author(s)
Nwachukwu, E. N.; Ogbu, C. C.; Edozie, C.; Oke, U. K.; Ojewola, G. S.; Ekumankama, O. O.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2020, 32, 1, pp Article 4
Abstract

Tick-borne diseases are spread throughout the world but are most numerous and exerting greatest impact in the tropical and subtropical regions. The survey of tick infestation on cattle was carried out in Bauchi North Senatorial Zone, Bauchi State, Nigeria to ascertain the impact of ticks on their...

Author(s)
Usman, A. M.; Malann, Y. D.
Publisher
Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
Citation
Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 2019, 12, 1, pp 151-154
Abstract

The present study was conducted to determine the prevalence of hard tick infestations in cattle of Mizoram from April 2017 to March 2018. The prevalence of hard tick infestations was studied in relation to sex and age of animals and seasonal changes in a year. Cattle of selected places were...

Author(s)
Subhamoy Ghosh; Gautam Patra; Borthakur, S. K.; Parthasarathi Behera; Tolenkhomba, T. C.; Malay Das; Lalnunpuia, C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Biological Rhythm Research, 2019, 50, 4, pp 564-574
Abstract

The Theileria are apicomplexan parasites transmitted by ticks to vertebrate hosts. Most Theileria species exhibit some form of host or vector specificity, since under endemic conditions only a limited number of tick species act as vectors and not all vertebrate hosts are able to maintain a...

Author(s)
Pienaar, R.; Troskie, P. C.; Josemans, A. I.; Potgieter, R. T.; Maboko, B. B.; Latif, A. A.; Mans, B. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 2020, 11, pp 136-142
Abstract

Background: African indigenous taurine cattle display unique adaptive traits shaped by husbandry management, regional climate and exposure to endemic pathogens. They are less productive with respect to milk and meat production which has been associated with amongst others, small size, traditional...

Author(s)
Paguem, A.; Abanda, B.; Achukwi, M. D.; Baskaran, P.; Czemmel, S.; Renz, A.; Eisenbarth, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Genetics, 2020, 21, 64, pp (22 June 2020)
Abstract

The bovine tick, Rhipicephalus microplus, is the main ectoparasite of cattle and causes loss of billions of dollars worldwide in lost meat, milk, and leather production, as well as control expenses. In addition to systemically impacting the host during the parasitic act, this parasite is also an...

Author(s)
Beys-da-Silva, W. O.; Rosa, R. L.; Berger, M.; Coutinho-Rodrigues, C. J. B.; Vainstein, M. H.; Schrank, A.; Bittencourt, V. R. E. P.; Santi, L.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental Parasitology, 2020, 208, pp 107812
AbstractFull Text

The present study was conducted to record tick infestation on bovines (cattle and buffalo) during February 2018 to January 2019 in three districts (Bidar, Gulbarga and Yadgir) of Hyderabad-Karnataka region of Karnataka. A total of 1570 bovines (720 cattle and 850 buffaloes) were examined for tick...

Author(s)
Krishnamurthy, C. M.; D'Souza, P. E.; Dhanalakshmi, H.
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav, Muzaffrnagar, India
Citation
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2019, 22, 2, pp 1097-1101
Abstract

The article describes the climatic characteristics of the zone of sufficient moisture in the Stavropol Territory and presents the species composition of ixodid ticks that cause blood-parasitic diseases of farm animals. The material is presented graphically in the form of tables and maps. As a...

Author(s)
Koshkina, N. A.; Kolesnikov, V. I.
Publisher
Severo-Kavkazskiy Federal'nyy Nauchnyy Agrarnyy Tsentr, Stavropol, Russia
Citation
Sel'skokhozyaystvennyy Zhurnal, 2020, 13, 1, pp 59-72
AbstractFull Text

Ticks cause serious economic losses in livestock production worldwide. A study was conducted in 2017/18 to determine the abundance of tick population on different geographical regions and body parts of cattle. Three study sites were taken from mid hill, inner terai and terai region of Nepal. A...

Author(s)
Dhital, B.; Shrestha, S.; Kaphle, K.; Pudasaini, R.
Publisher
Prithu Technical College, Deukhuri Dang, Nepal
Citation
Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 2018, 1, 1, pp 197-205
Abstract

Background: Ticks have a negative effect on dairy and beef cattle production systems around the world, with the concomitant risk they represent for the transmission of some important infectious diseases. Colombian cattle breeds are distributed across different agroecological regions and are exposed ...

Author(s)
Rocha, J. F.; Martínez, R.; López-Villalobos, N.; Morris, S. T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 73, pp (7 February 2019)

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