Seasonal variation of ticks on cattle in Burkina Faso.

  title={Seasonal variation of ticks on cattle in Burkina Faso.},
  author={Hyacinthe Kabor{\'e} and M S Salembere and Hamidou Hamadou Tamboura},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
Cattle of the Sahel Zebu peuhl breed from traditionally managed livestock herds in a representative area of north soudanese savana (with 400-900 mm of rainfall/year from May to September) located in the central land of Burkina Faso, were monitored over 12 months for tick and blood parasite. Two species of ticks were found: Amblyomma variegatum and Hyalomma marginatum rufipes. H. m. rufipes was found on cattle all year round with a highest infestation rate in June characterized by means of 10… CONTINUE READING