Severe flea infestation in dairy calves

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Show simple item record Dryden, Michael W. Broce, A. B. 2011-08-02T21:30:52Z 2011-08-02T21:30:52Z 2011-08-02
dc.description.abstract In June 1991, an investigation was conducted of a severe flea infestation in 23 Holstein dairy calves in South Central Kansas. Inspection of the dairy revealed massive numbers of fleas on calves and in the barn where they were housed. Analysis of blood samples from 10 calves revealed that nine of them had mild to severe anemia. A management program was initiated consisting of treatments of calves and premises with insecticide and insect growth regulator and removal of straw bedding from the barn. Inspection of the dairy 9 wk after this complete control program was initiated revealed that fleas were not evident on calves or on the premises. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Diary Day, 1991 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 92-175-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 640 en_US
dc.subject Dairy en_US
dc.subject Calves en_US
dc.subject Fleas en_US
dc.subject Methoprene en_US
dc.subject Anemia en_US
dc.title Severe flea infestation in dairy calves en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US 1991 en_US
dc.citation.epage 30 en_US
dc.citation.spage 25 en_US
dc.description.conference Dairy Day, 1991, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1991

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