TITLE

Strong nerves needed to hold down parasites

AUTHOR(S)
Buss, Jessica
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;3/22/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 12, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that parasite control in sheep has required a change in management during organic conversion in Great Britain. Assessment of pasture worm burden; Importance of condition scoring.
ACCESSION #
6479409

 

Related Articles

  • Pour-on tick tactics work. Hunt, Jeremy // Farmers Weekly;8/22/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 8, p50 

    Reports on the pour-on tick control strategy used for sheep at Saddle End Farm. Benefits of the strategy on the profit; Cost of the treatment program per ewe; Schedule for treating the sheep.

  • Mobile shower for sheep successful. Hill, Peter; Collings, Andy // Farmers Weekly;8/2/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 5, p74 

    Provides information on the use of a mobile shower for treating sheep with external parasites in Great Britain. Information on how the method works; Efficiency of the method according to Rob Morris, chairman of the National Association of Agricultural Contractors; Benefits from the method.

  • A Model for Strategic Control of Sheep Parasites at Qassim Region, Saudi Arabia. El-Bahy, M. M.; El-Bahy, N. M.; El-Shehawy, S. A. // Research Journal of Parasitology;2009, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p33 

    Three strategic treatment programs were designed and tested in reducing parasitic infection and improving production parameters of sheep at Qassim Region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The first regime was by application of 2 treatments per year, one versus internal parasites during April and...

  • Routine worming of in-lamb ewes 'unnecessary and time wasting'. Hunt, Jeremy // Farmers Weekly;2/5/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 5, p42 

    The article focuses on the claim by Matt Colston, a veterinarian, that routine pre-lambing worming of all ewes is unnecessary as well as time and money consuming. Colston adds that routine worming can also lead to triple resistance in ewes to anthelmintics and problems on running sheep. He...

  • Advice to keep wormers working.  // Farmers Weekly;3/18/2005, Vol. 142 Issue 11, Special Section p14 

    Provides information on several advice on worm control treatments that are included in the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep guidelines. Consultation with veterinarians; Application of quarantine treatments to sheep purchased from other flocks; Use of faecal egg counts to reduce...

  • Controlling resistance. Buss, Jessica; Lawrence, Chrissie // Farmers Weekly;3/18/2005, Vol. 142 Issue 11, Special Section p3 

    Reports on the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep guidelines prepared by the sheep industry in Great Britain in 2005. Commonness of cases of worms and scab resistance to anthelmintics and synthetic pyrethroids in the country; Benefits of the guidelines for producers.

  • Summer parasite control in cattle. Kelly, Pearse // Irish Farmers Monthly;Jun2008, p57 

    The article discusses the management of parasites found in cattle in Ireland. Farmers' preference on the introduced parasite control products is said to vary depending on the circumstances. It states that a lot of trials have been conducted for the detection of the internal parasites and...

  • The Challenge of Retarding Erosion of Island Biodiversity through Phytosanitary Measures: An Update on the Case of Puccinia psidii in Hawai'i. Loope, Lloyd L.; Uchida, Janice Y. // Pacific Science;Apr2012, Vol. 66 Issue 2, preceding p127 

    Most rust fungi are highly host specific, but Puccina psidii has an extremely broad host range within Myrtaceae and gained notoriety with a host jump in its native Brazil from common guava (Psidium guajava) to commercial Eucalyptus plantations. When detected in Hawai'i in April 2005, the first...

  • Q&A. Michalak, Patricia // Organic Gardening;Aug/Sep2006, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p23 

    The article discusses the techniques to remove Japanese beetle grubs from lawns. The life cycle of the Japanese beetle is discussed. Japanese beetle grubs feed on roots of grass, weeds and ornamental plants. Damage to lawns caused by grubs is most evident in late summer and fall. Milky spore...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics