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Abstract

A survey was carried out in areas of Queensland infested with Boophilus microplus (Can) in 1977-78 to ascertain what methods of tick control were being used by cattle producers and their attitudes to these methods. It was found that during the previous 6 years there has been a large increase in the ...

Author(s)
Elder, J. K.; Dunwell, G. H.; Emmerson, F. R.; Kearnan, J. F.; Waters, K. S.; Knott, S. G.; Morris, R. S.
Publisher
Australian Veterinary Association., Artarmon, Australia
Citation
Ticks and tick-borne diseases. Proceedings of a symposium held at the 56th annual conference of the Australian Veterinary Association, Townsville, 14-18 May 1979., 1980, pp 35-39
Abstract

The results of a survey in Queensland in 1977-78 on the control of cattle tick [Boophilus microplus (Can.)] indicated that tick-resistant cattle had been introduced for their heat- and drought-tolerance and their ability to grow more rapidly than European cattle, especially in the extensive grazing ...

Author(s)
Elder, J. K.; Kearnan, J. F.; Waters, K. S.; Dunwell, G. H.; Emmerson, F. R.; Knott, S. G.; Morris, R. S.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1980, 56, 5, pp 219-223
Abstract

During a survey on cattle tick control carried out in Queensland in 1977-78, investigations were made into chemical control employed by producers. The frequency of dipping and its correlation with region, property size and type, breed and age of cattle were noted, together with the dipping schedule ...

Author(s)
Elder, J. K.; Emmerson, F. R.; Kearnan, J. F.; Waters, K. S.; Dunwell, G. H.; Morris, R. S.; Knott, S. G.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1980, 56, 5, pp 212-218
Abstract

The authors report those findings concerning property management from a survey of tick control on cattle in Queensland in 1977-78 that could affect efficient tick control, and also present a profile of the cattle industry in the infested areas. The survey was concerned mainly with Boophilus...

Author(s)
Elder, J. K.; Waters, K. S.; Dunwell, G. H.; Emmerson, F. R.; Kearnan, J. F.; Morris, R. S.; Knott, S. G.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1980, 56, 5, pp 205-211