Available Technology

Southern Cattle Tick Vaccine Product

The southern cattle tick is the most economically important external parasite and disease vector of livestock worldwide. Ticks resistant to chemicals used to treat cattle, or acaricides, are impossible to control. This anti-tick vaccine technology relates to novel fusion peptides and immunogenic compositions.

Benefits
• Anti-tick vaccine controls ticks, even those resistant to acaricides
• Vaccination of cattle against ticks is a safer technology to counter threat of tick-borne diseases

Applications
• Greener component of integrated southern cattle tick management
• Sustainable area-wide southern cattle tick control

Technology Type(s): 
tick vaccine
Internal Laboratory Ref #: 
92.19
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