Archive: cattle

National mapping of the abundance of established, new and emerging pest animals to improve decision-making and the assessment of government investment programs: Part 1 – PEST ANIMALS

Lead researcher: Peter West, NSW Department of Primary Industries, peter.west@dpi.nsw.gov.au Baseline information on the distribution and damage caused by pest animals is required to allocate resources to where they are […]

Distribution and Abundance of Feral Liverstock in the ‘Top End’ of the Northern Territory (1985-86), and Their Relation to Population Control

Feral and domestic livestock (buffalo, cattle, horses and donkeys) were censused by fixed-wing aerial survey over the ‘Top End’ of the Northern Territory (above the 16th parallel) in March-April 1985, […]

Rabbits, goats and the growth and regeneration of arid zone perennial vegetation.

Compared with short-lived plants, trees and shrubs contribute disproportionately to landscape and ecosystem stability in the arid zone because of their perennial nature and drought resistance. The introduction of exotic […]

Vaccination of the brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) against Mycobacterium bovis infection with bacille Calmette- Guerin: the response to multiple doses

In New Zealand, the brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) is the principal wildlife vector of bovine tuberculosis. Control of infected possum populations contributes to the control of tuberculosis in domestic livestock. […]

The aetiology and pathogenesis of Johne’s disease

Intracellular iron (Fe) storage and enteropathic changes were studied histologically in the bovine, ovine and caprine intestinal tract. Comparative studies were made on natural or experimental diseases caused by M. […]