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Abstract

The number of beef and dairy cattle in Australia increased by only 1.9% from 32.8 million to 33.4 million in 1975-76 as a consequence of record slaughterings arising mainly from the collapse of the beef market and drought, particularly in Southern Australia. Sheep and lamb numbers declined to 149.1 ...

Publisher
5 Elizabeth Street., Sydney, N.S.W., Australia
Citation
Tenth annual report year ended June 30, 1976., 1976, pp 159pp.
Abstract

Short reports are given of continuing work on the following subjects: (1) a comparison of the reproductive performance of cattle grazing Townsville stylo and native pastures; (2) a comparison of fertility and weight gains in the Sahiwal and its crosses, Simmental-Hereford crosses and the Belmont...

Publisher
Government Printer., Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Annual report 1975-76., 1976, pp iv + 91 pp.
Abstract

The Australian cattle population increased by 6.7% reaching 29.2 million on March 31, 1973; the increase was in beef cattle, the dairy cattle population remaining the same as last year (4 million). The sheep population showed a further decrease of 12.8% and was 142.1 million. Summaries are...

Publisher
n Meat Board, GPO Box 4129, Sydney, NSW 2001., Australia
Citation
Seventh annual report, year ended June 30, 1973., 1973, pp 132pp.
Abstract

This paper describes ecological aspects of field study of an extensive East Coast fever epidemic in the south-eastern Lake Victoria region ot Tanzania, over a period of 2 0.5 years. Systematic tick collection was carried out using a standard three-cattle method, and a quantitative relationship was...

Author(s)
Yeoman, G. H.
Citation
Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress of Acarology, Sutton Bonington, 1967., 1969, pp 589-594
Abstract

A review of the aetiology, vectors, symptoms, lesions, therapy, immunity, and control of the disease, and of the geographical and climatic features of the infected Tabura and Kigoma regions.
In three tick surveys involving 73, 80, and 13 cattle, the av. numbers of ticks per animal were 227, 106,...

Author(s)
Hussel, L.; Hassan, C.; Al-Janabi, B.; Kalif, S.; Wiessner, R.; Strickrodt, H.
Citation
Beitrage zur tropischen Landwirtschaft und Veterinarmedizin, 1970, 8, pp 177-206
Abstract

Heavy infestations with Rhipicephalus appendiculatus were observed on cattle in the areas with high rainfall near Lake Victoria; infestations decreased sharply in the semi-arid inland areas to nil in the arid areas. The boundaries of the endemic East Coast fever zone were estimated. Annual turnover ...

Author(s)
Mcculloch, B.; Suda, B'Q. J.; Tungaraza, R.; Kalaye, W. J.
Publisher
Comm. for Technical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara, Publ. Bureau, London, UK
Citation
Bulletin of epizootic diseases of Africa, 1968, 16, pp 303-326
Abstract

Research on infectious diseases, particularly of cattle, due to viruses. bacteria and internal parasites is mainly conducted at the Animal Health Research Laboratory, Parkville, Melbourne and that on parasites and bacterial diseases of sheep at the McMaster Laboratory, Glebe, Sydney. The Veterinary ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Melbourne: CSIRO,
Citation
Australia. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Division of Animal Health. Annual report 1968-69., 1969, pp 70 pp.
Abstract

An influenza-like disease of horses spread through the Northern Territory. It had a very high morbidity but low mortality. Deaths occurred only in horses in poor condition and pneumonia was the final cause of death. Haemolytic streptococci were found in swabs. The overall incidence of TUBERCULOSIS...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Animal Industry Branch, Alice Springs, Australia
Citation
Australia. Northern Territory Administration. Animal Industry Branch. Seventeenth Annual Report 1962-1963 (covering activities for the year ending 30/6/63.)., 1963, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

Over a period of 18 months a detailed study was carried out at Mwanza on the southern shore of Lake Victoria; observations were made on cattle, sheep, goats and dogs. The larvae of Rh. appendicu-latus developed during the whole of the wet season, feeding on cattle and to a lesser extent on sheep;...

Author(s)
Mcculloch, B.; Kalaye, W. J.; Tungaraza, R.; Suda, B'Q. J.; Mbasha, E. M. S.
Publisher
Comm. for Technical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara, Publ. Bureau, London, UK
Citation
Bulletin of epizootic diseases of Africa, 1968, 16, pp 477-500
Abstract

The one-host tick B. decoloratus is distributed throughout the southeastern Lake Victoria region of Tanzania, irrespective of the East Coast fever zones, and no evidence was found of any relationship between the tick and the disease. Infestation rates varied considerably between localities but...

Author(s)
Yeoman, G. H.
Publisher
Comm. for Technical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara, Publ. Bureau, London, UK
Citation
Bulletin of epizootic diseases of Africa, 1968, 16, pp 7-20

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