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Abstract

A comparison of the tick resistance of indigenous Mashona and crossbred Africander × Sussex oxen following natural tick infestation indicated that significantly more African blue ticks (Boophilus decoloratus) were found on the crossbred than the indigenous cattle. The two groups of cattle had been...

Author(s)
Fivaz, B. H.; Waal, D. T. de; Lander, K.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1992, 24, 2, pp 81-89
Abstract

Current cattle tick control practices and producer attitudes towards tick control in the eastern Cape Province of South Africa are discussed. These were ascertained from answers to a questionnaire survey to which 31.2% of farmers responded. In general, producers favoured tick control. Beef and...

Author(s)
Spickett, A. M.; Fivaz, B. H.
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 1992, 59, 3, pp 203-210