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Abstract

On 2nd occasions semen collected in England from a Poodle by means of an artificial vagina was diluted with heat-treated milk and despatched by air to New Zealand. Only the 2nd fraction of ejaculates was used and the semen was kept at approx. 4° C during transit in an ice-filled thermos jar. On the ...

Author(s)
Harrop, A. E.
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 1963, pp 351-353
Abstract

THIS bill will enable the Minister of Agriculture of England and Wales and the Secretary of State for Scotland to make grants for research and to operate experimental artificial insemination centres. They may also make grants to existing organizations (e.g. the Milk Marketing Board) in respect of...

Publisher
London: H.M.S.O.,
Citation
Bill, 1945, 31, pp 5 pp.
Abstract

The first part of this report gives an exhaustive survey of the present marketing system for cattle, sheep and pigs in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. This covers production (seasonality, breeds, recording and progeny testing, quality, producer groups, Pig Industry Development Authority,...

Publisher
London: H. M. S. O.,
Citation
Committee of Inquiry into Fatstock and Carcase Meat Marketing and Distribution. Report., 1964, pp xii + 322 pp.
Abstract

The ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION service continues to expand. In 1958-59 there were 22 centres and 76 sub-centres and Telephone Points, 144, 278 members, and the number of cows inseminated at Board centres was 1, 499, 765. The grand total of cows inseminated, including those at non-Board Centres was 1,...

Author(s)
Great Britain.
Citation
Milk Marketing Board. Report of the Productive Division, 1958/59., 1959, 9, pp 129 pp.
Abstract

Tests were carried out to compare heat-treated liquid skim milk with the reconstituted milk powder, as a diluent for semen. The tests were not enough to justify final conclusions, but it is useful to know that in a foot and mouth disease emergency the reconstituted product can be expected to give...

Publisher
Thames Ditton : The Board.,
Citation
Milk Marketing Board. Report of the Production Division, 1956/57., 1957, 7, pp 148 pp.
Abstract

As regards notifiable disease, the year was overshadowed by the worst epidemic of NEWCASTLE DISEASE ever known in this country. All told, 2, 062 outbreaks entailed the slaughter of nearly five million birds and the destruction of close on one million hatching eggs. Compensation reached little less...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Department of Agriculture for Scotland. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain, 1959., 1961, pp 116 pp.
Abstract

On the whole the year was a good one as regards notifiable disease. There were 116 outbreaks of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE as against 184 in 1957. All were in England and Wales and of the 29 primary outbreaks 17 were thought to have been introduced from the Continent and 10 by meat imported from South...

Publisher
London: H. M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries. Report on Animal Health Services for the year 1958., 1960, pp 119 pp.
Abstract

In a lecture to the South Wales Division of the N. V. M. A. Prof. J. E. Nichols gave a general account of the methods and results of livestock improvement (breeding, feeding and management) in Great Britain with particular reference to cattle. Milk records for South Wales indicate that there are...

Citation
Veterinary Record, 1947, pp 633-635 pp.
Abstract

Treatment by cobalt of land on which occurs the sheep disease known as " VINQUISH " appears to have reduced the incidence of the disease. Phylloerythrin in high concentrations has been demonstrated in the blood and tissues of lambs affected with " HEAD GRIT ". The artificial insemination of mares...

Citation
Transactions of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, 1943, 55, pp 102-104
Abstract

Previous reports in this series were published in 1949, for the years 1938-47 [V.B. 22, 2996] and in 1950, for the year 1948 [V.B. 22, 285.]
The number of outbreaks of ANTHRAX increased from 244 in 1949 to 407 in 1951. This increase was attributed to renewed or increased importation of contaminated ...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. Report on Animal Health Services for the years 1949, 1950 and 1951, including report for 1949, 1950 and 1951 of proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Acts., 1953, pp 96 pp.

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