Researchers closer to cracking tick vaccine

MLA-FUNDED research being carried out at the University of Queensland (UQ) and Swinburne University of Technology is aiming to deliver a new, once per season dose cattle tick vaccine.

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A once-a-season vaccine could save the cattle industry millions.

UQ Professor Tim Mahony said tick infestations cost northern beef enterprises more than $160 million in lost production annually, and the development of an annual, or even six monthly, vaccine could