USDA Agricultural Research Service
October 7, 2011
The cayenne tick has been identified as one of the vectors of equine piroplasmosis in horses in a 2009 Texas outbreak, according to USDA scientists. (10/3) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/111003.htm
A vaccine that protects cattle against East Coast fever, a destructive disease in eastern and central Africa, is being developed by scientists at the USDA and the International Livestock Research Institute in Kenya. (10/4) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/111004.htm
Helping cattle breeders:
A USDA scientist has developed a partnership with colleagues in South Africa that is improving prospects for cattle breeders in that African nation-and could improve them for breeders around the world. (10/6) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/111006.htm
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