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The effect of the cattle tick on growth rates and reproductive rates of Bos indicus cross heifers in north Queensland

Holroyd, R.G. and Dunster, P.J. (1978) The effect of the cattle tick on growth rates and reproductive rates of Bos indicus cross heifers in north Queensland. In: Animal Production in Australia: The Australian Society of Animal Production, February, Twelfth Biennial Conference. Melbourne, Victoria.

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Abstract

Tick infestation occurs over 1.3 x 106 km2 in northern Australia. It has been difficult to estimate the economic effects of ticks due to a lack of information on their effects on growth and reproduction (Anon 1975).

12th Biennial Conference. February 1978. Melbourne, Victoria

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Reproduced with permission Australian Society of Animal Production [ASAP]. © Australian Society of Animal Production, ASAP.
Keywords:Cattle; Growth and reproductive rates.
Subjects:Animal culture > Cattle
Deposited On:23 Jan 2006
Last Modified:13 Aug 2010 15:08

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