Cattle tick control in NSW

Summary

Controlling and eradicating cattle ticks is extremely important to the viability of the cattle industry in north-eastern NSW. Cattle ticks are the most serious external parasite of cattle in Australia. The tick can carry the disease ‘tick fever’, which can kill cattle and has the potential to cause significant economic damage to the beef cattle and dairy industries of NSW.

The contents of this Primefact include the following:

  • Introduction and spread of cattle tick
  • Cattle Tick Program - objectives
  • Cattle tick dip sites



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Primefact 81 Second Edition

Published: Jul 2017