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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 measures currently used for the control of Boophilus microplus (Can.) on beef and dairy cattle in Queensland are described and discussed on the basis of the literature. These measures are strategic dipping with acaricides, use of resistant cattle and vaccination against tick fever. Because of...

Author(s)
Knott, S. G.
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 39-43
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
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

In 1967-1976, 386 clinical outbreaks of anaplasmosis were confirmed in Queensland south of the 22nd parallel. 78% occurred during autumn and winter; 6.8% were in cattle less than 1 year old and 54.8% in cattle more than 3 years old. Dairy breeds were involved in 48.1% of 258 outbreaks and beef...

Author(s)
Rodgers, R. J.; Blight, G. W.; Knott, S. G.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1978, 54, 3, pp 115-120
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
Abstract

In Australia, 386 clinical outbreaks of anaplasmosis were confirmed in Queensland south of the 22nd parallel over the period 1967 to 1976. 78% of these outbreaks occurred during autumn and winter and only 6.8% involved cattle less than one year of age compared with 54.8% for cattle more than 3...

Author(s)
Rogers, R. J.; Blight, G. W.; Knott, S. G.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1978, 54, 3, pp 115-120

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