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A cross-sectional study was conducted from January to December, 2016 in Semi-arid areas of Raya Azebo District with the objectives to estimate the prevalence of ixodid ticks and assessing the difference in infestation among the different host risk factors such as age, sex and body condition scores. ...

Author(s)
Meseret Hadgu; Habtamu Taddele; Atkilt Girma; Haftu Abrha; Haftom Hagos
Publisher
Ethiopian Veterinary Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Veterinary Journal, 2018, 22, 2, pp 53-64
Abstract

The study was conducted from October 2014 to June 2015 to estimate tick prevalence and identify major tick genera infesting cattle and the associated risk factors in Arbegona district, southern Ethiopia. A total of 2024 adult ticks were collected from main body parts of animals and eight species of ...

Author(s)
Jelalu Kemal; Nateneal Tamerat; Temesgen Tuluka
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2016, No.2016, pp Article ID 9618291
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Ticks are harmful blood sucking external parasites of livestock that are distributed in all agro-ecological zones in Ethiopia. A cross sectional study was conducted to identify major tick genera, prevalence and assess tick infestation load on cattle in Dassenech district, southern Ethiopia from...

Author(s)
Jelalu Kemal; Tesfaye Abera
Publisher
Ethiopian Veterinary Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Veterinary Journal, 2017, 21, 2, pp 121-130
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Tick infestation is a major problem constraining animal production and productivity in Ethiopia showing the need for tackling the situation. A cross-sectional study was carried out to determine tick prevalence and associated risk factors among cattle reared on dairy, beef and free-range grazing...

Author(s)
Adem Abdella; Yimer Muktar; Adem Hiko
Publisher
Ethiopian Veterinary Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Veterinary Journal, 2017, 21, 1, pp 16-28
Abstract

The major tick species and predilection sites in animals at Adamitulu Jido Kombolcha Woreda, Oromia regional state was studied over a period of four months (November 2015 to March 2016). A total of 4857 adult ticks were collected from 384 cattle of which 1740 (35.8%) were Rhipicephalus evertsi...

Author(s)
Chaltu Muhammed; Gebawo Tibesso
Publisher
Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Chennai, India
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 32, 1, pp 35-41
Abstract

Ticks are one of the most important ectoparasites of cattle which cause serious economic loss through mortality of animals, decreased production, down grading and rejection of skin and hide. A cross sectional study was conducted to determine the prevalence and distribution of tick with respect to...

Author(s)
Jelalu Kemal; Yimer Muktar; Sisay Alemu
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2016, 28, 12, pp Article 232
Abstract

Considering the economic impact of various ticks species on livestock, the present study was conducted for epidemiological characterization of common ticks infesting Ethiopian cattle between November 2013 and March 2014 period at various locations of Bedelle region. A total of 384 cattle were...

Author(s)
Hunde Aboma; Assefa Kebede; Mukarim Abdurahaman
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2017, 12, 22, pp 1922-1929
Abstract

Among tick-borne diseases, bovine anaplasmosis and babesiosis are considered to be one of the most important in ruminants worldwide, causing significant economic losses in tropical and subtropical areas. This cross-sectional study was therefore undertaken from November 2016 to April 2017 with the...

Author(s)
Nejash Abdela; Nuraddis Ibrahim; Feyissa Begna
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 177, pp 9-18
Abstract

The study was conducted from October, 2013 to April, 2014 in Ada'a district, East Showa Zone, Ethiopia with the objectives of determining prevalence of major ectoparasites and examining association between ectoparasites infestation and breed, age, sex, body condition and production system. Out of...

Author(s)
Tamiru Tilki; Amare Eshetu; Hika Waktola
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2015, 27, 10, pp Article 198
Abstract

Across-sectional study was conducted on 384 cattle to identify skin diseases and associated risk factors in cattle in and around Ambo town, Ethiopia. Thorough clinical examination was made followed by collection of skin scrapping and visible ecto-parasites for laboratory identification. The overall ...

Author(s)
Olkeba, W. G.; Sarba, E. J.; Deres, B. A.; Gebremedhin, E. Z.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2016, 64, 3, pp 355-365

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