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The genetics of growth to 24 months, scrotal circumference (SC) at 24 months and temperament traits at 6, 12 and 18 months in 7 year groups of F2et seq., 1/2 Brahman, 1/2 Sahiwal, 3/4 Brahman and 3/4 Sahiwal bulls were investigated. Cattle tick (Boophilus microplus) and buffalo fly (Haematobia...

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Fordyce, G.; Howitt, C. J.; Holroyd, R. G.; O'Rourke, P. K.; Entwistle, K. W.
Citation
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 1996, 36, 1, pp 9-17
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...

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

Genetic parameters for growth, parasite resistance and heat tolerance in zebu-cross cattle in a tropical environment were estimated by restricted max. likelihood procedures using various forms of an animal model. Estimates of h2 for direct additive genetic effects for live weights at birth,...

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Mackinnon, M. J.; Meyer, K.; Hetzel, D. J. S.
Citation
Livestock Production Science, 1991, 27, 2/3, pp 105-122
Abstract

Data are given on the studies on the cattle tick [Boophilus microplus (Can.)], the buffalo fly [Haematobia irritans exigua de Meij.] and dung beetles that are being carried out in the Craighoyle area at Belmont, central Queensland. The studies on the tick, which have been in progress since 1969,...

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McQueen, G.
Citation
Tropical Grasslands, 1976, 10, 2, pp 147-150
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...

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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

This annual report from the Department of Primary Industries, Queensland, includes a section on the Division of Animal Industry, (pp. 17-37), in which the activities reported include observations on cattle ticks [Boophilus microplus (Can.)] (including the spread of multi-resistance to...

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Report, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 1977, pp iv + 92 pp.

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