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Two experiments (conducted in Queensland, Australia), compared broods of Ardeola ibis [Bubulcus ibis] that were naturally tick-infested (by Argas robertsi) with an equal number that were rendered tick-free by application of an acaricide (the pyrethroid, flumethrin) to their nests and of barriers...

Author(s)
McKilligan, N. G.
Citation
Australian Journal of Ecology, 1996, 21, 4, pp 442-449
Abstract

The food of the cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis (Ardeola ibis)) in south-eastern Queensland was determined from boluses regurgitated by advanced chicks over 3 breeding seasons and from the stomach contents of 21 adults. They ate a wide range of animals, mainly Acrididae (including Patanga guttulosa ...

Author(s)
McKilligan, N. G.
Citation
Australian Wildlife Research, 1984, 11, 1, pp 133-144
Abstract

Of 115 outbreaks of tick fever investigated, 91 were caused by Babesia bovis; 24 occurred in central and north Queensland during the winter months. 10 outbreaks were due to B. bigemina. Of 702 224 doses of tick fever vaccines supplied, 458 866 contained both B. bovis and Anaplasma centrale. The...

Citation
Annual report 1981-1982., 1982, pp v + 160pp.
Abstract

CATTLE. Twelve more Shires were included in the brucellosis eradication area. Southern and central Queensland east of the Western Barrier Fence (more than 85% of Queensland herds) were declared a Provisionally Free Area for tuberculosis eradication. Research on brucellosis and tuberculosis...

Citation
Annual report 1978-79., 1979, pp iv + 113pp.
Abstract

During the drought months of winter, spring and early summer few outbreaks of intestinal parasitism were reported in cattle, but wet conditions predisposed to outbreaks of haemonchosis in calves in south-east Queensland. The results of various trials suggest that anthelmintic treatment is warranted ...

Citation
Annual Report 1980-81., 1981, pp v + 146 pp.
Abstract

Studies in progress include those on the following: the reproductive performance of water buffaloes grazing the grasslands of the East Sepik region of Papua New Guinea; reproductive performance of beef cattle in northern Queensland; postpartum anoestrus in cattle; endocrine indices of growth...

Publisher
James Cook University of North Queensland, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Tropical Veterinary Science. Research and Graduate Studies Report, 1980., 1980, pp 44 pp.
Abstract

The CSIRO has four main laboratories, each specializing in different research projects: Armidale does fundamental work on worm parasites; Brisbane is concerned with arboviruses, cattle ticks, tick fever and worms in cattle; Melbourne covers diseases of cattle; and Sydney specializes in sheep...

Citation
Division of Animal Health annual report 1977., 1978, pp 130pp.
Abstract

Short reports are given of continuing work on the following subjects: (1) factors affecting the bruising of slaughter cattle; (2) the incidence of dystocia in cattle, and the possible involvement of genetic factors; (3) the development of the Australian Friesian Sahiwal as a dairy animal adapted to ...

Citation
Annual report 1976-77., 1977, pp 92 pp.
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

About 600 engorged females of Culicoides and 7 of Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea), comprising 9 taxa, were collected mainly by truck-trapping at about sunrise and sunset in tropical savanna woodland at Kowanyama and Rutland Plains, northern Queensland. Blood-meal analysis by a capillary ring test showed ...

Author(s)
Kay, B. H.; Boreham, P. F. L.; Dyce, A. L.; Standfast, H. A.
Citation
Journal of the Australian Entomological Society, 1978, 17, 2, pp 145-149

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