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The Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program was the first parasite eradication program of veterinary importance in the United States and is considered to be one of the greatest disease eradication programs of all time. The program's utilization of pasture vacation and dipping of cattle in acaricide...

Author(s)
Lohmeyer, K. H.; May, M. A.; Thomas, D. B.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2018, 55, 3, pp 515-522
Abstract

Wildlife, both native and introduced, can harbor and spread diseases of importance to the livestock industry. Describing movement patterns of such wildlife is essential to formulate effective disease management strategies. Nilgai antelope (Boselaphus tragocamelus) are a free-ranging, introduced...

Author(s)
Foley, A. M.; Goolsby, J. A.; Ortega-S, A., Jr.; Ortega-S, J. A.; León, A. P. de; Singh, N. K.; Schwartz, A.; Ellis, D.; Hewitt, D. G.; Campbell, T. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 146, pp 166-172
Abstract

Brahman cattle are important in tropical regions due to their ability to tolerate excessive heat and parasites. However, Brahman cattle exhibit lower carcass quality characteristics when compared to Bos taurus breeds. The objective of this study was to evaluate potential associations between single ...

Author(s)
Royer, A. M.; Shivers, C.; Riley, D. G.; Elzo, M. A.; Garcia, M. D.
Publisher
FUNPEC, Brazil
Citation
Genetics and Molecular Research, 2016, 15, 2, pp 15028280
Abstract

Data from 951 cows and 905 calves collected over a 3-year period were analyzed to determine the effect of control of internal and certain external parasites on cow/calf performance. The cattle grazed on a ranch in north central Texas, USA, where average annual precipitation is 26 inches. Treatment...

Author(s)
Adams, N. J.; Hoelscher, C. E.; Heitschmidt, R. K.; Pinchak, W. E.
Citation
Progress Report - Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1991, No. PR-4819-4865, pp 127-130
Abstract

Field data trials performed in various counties in Texas, USA, by the Texas Agricultural Extension Service were analyzed to determine the effects of strategic deworming programmes with fenbendazole on weight gains of cattle. The trials were separated into 3 different management groups: stocker ...

Author(s)
Charanza, C. G.; Boleman, L. L.; Carpenter, B. B.; Cowley, J. J.; Grooms, R. D.; McNeill, J. W.; Paschal, J. C.; Troxel, T. R.; Turner, J. W.
Citation
Progress Report - Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1991, No. PR-4819-4865, pp 137-140
Abstract

The effects of low levels of both biting and sucking lice, a mixed population of nematodes, and a combination of all these parasites were evaluated in calves held in a barn with no environmental controls in central Texas, USA. Observations at 122 sites on each animal for 16 weeks consecutively in...

Author(s)
Devaney, J. A.; Craig, T. M.; Rowe, L. D.; Wade, C.; Miller, D. K.
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 1992, 85, 1, pp 144-149
Abstract

This paper reviews what is known and not known about the epidemiology of Ostertagia ostertagi and related gastrointestinal nematodes in commercial beef-type cow herds in southeastern USA (Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee and eastern Texas) under the headings:...

Author(s)
Snyder, D. E.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1993, 46, 1-4, pp 277-288
Abstract

Observations on faecal egg count (FEC) and nematode identification data were compiled to help determine the extent of nematode parasitism in cows and their nursing calves in various regions of the USA. Overall mean FEC values for cows in Utah, Louisiana, Nevada, Texas and California were 7 eggs per ...

Author(s)
Miller, J. E.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1993, 46, 1-4, pp 289-295
Abstract

This report summarizes the results of 4 trials which compare the performance of feedlot steers treated with either fenbendazole (5 mg/kg bwt) plus a coumaphos dip, or trichlorfon pour on, or ivermectin. The trials were conducted in commercial or research feedlots in Colorado, Texas, Arizona and...

Author(s)
Myers, G. H.; Grant, R. J.
Citation
Agri-Practice, 1988, 9, 5, pp 39-42
Abstract

The cattle ticks B. microplus and B. annulatus have been eradicated from the continental USA, but both species are reintroduced periodically from Mexico into south Texas. B. microplus also occurs on Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. In the Americas, both species of tick occur primarily on...

Author(s)
George, J. E.
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Entomology, 1990, 7, 2, pp 119-125

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