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Abstract

The report of the Director, Livestock Division, gives a general account of animal production and animal health under the following main headings: Climatic conditions; Health of livestock; Swine husbandry; Meat inspection and slaughter of stock; Importation of stock; Exportation of stock; Dairy...

Author(s)
CULLEN, E.
Publisher
Wellington: E. V. Paul.,
Citation
Department of Agriculture. Annual report for year 1947-48., 1948, pp 86 ; 48-79 pp.
Abstract

The following diseases are listed as having been recognized for the first time in New Zealand: CONGENITAL CYSTIC KIDNEY, CONGENITAL SKIN FRAGILITY, both in sheep, INFLUENZAL ARTHRITIS in piglets, INFECTIOUS AVIAN ENCEPHALOMYELITIS and CONTAGIOUS CANINE HEPATITIS.
Sheep disease projects include...

Author(s)
MCILWAINE, J. E.
Publisher
Wellington: R. E. Owen, Govt Printer,
Citation
Department of Agriculture. Annual Report for year 1949-50. [Containing Report of the Director of Animal Research(FILMER, J. F.) pp. 32-70 and Report of the Director of the Livestock Division., 1950, pp 93-108 pp.
Abstract

During the year greatly improved facilities for research were provided at Wallaceville by the opening of the new laboratory. A list is given of the specimens examined in the diagnostic work of this department.
Experimental work on FACIAL ECZEMA and PHOTOSENSITIZATION has continued during the year...

Author(s)
FILMER, J. F.
Citation
Report. Department of Agriculture, New Zealand, 1940-41, 1941, pp 18-22 pp.
Abstract

This report covers the first year of existence of the Animal Research Division. An effort has been made to co-ordinate all research activities of the Department of Agriculture and secure active collaboration with other institutions engaged in animal research work.
Diagnostic work at Wallaceville is ...

Author(s)
FILMER, J. F.
Citation
Report. Department of Agriculture, New Zealand, 1939-40, 1940, pp 16-19 pp.
Abstract

CATTLE DISEASES.-The bromthymol blue test was used extensively as a field diagnostic test for the diagnosis of MASTITIS. The incidence of MASTITIS in the laboratory herd, which included 22 newly calved heifers, is described.
Tests for JOHNE'S DISEASE were conducted each half-year on 35 herds. Of 2, ...

Author(s)
HOPKIRK, C. S. M.
Citation
Report. Department of Agriculture, New Zealand, 1938, pp 22-27 pp.
Abstract

LIVESTOCK returns show 274, 803 horses, 4, 564, 948 cattle, 31, 897, 091 sheep, and 683, 463 pigs. There was an increase in numbers of cattle and breeding ewes, and a decrease in horses, dairy cattle, sheep, and pigs, as compared with the figures for 1938 [cf. A.B.A., 8: 198]. The application of...

Citation
Wellington : E. V. Paul, Govt. Printer., 1940, pp 44 pp.
Abstract

Horse: number on farms declining, but Thoroughbred breeding popular. Cattle: artificial insemination of dairy cows gave better results than in the previous year; during 1st month of season 577 cows inseminated by the cervical method gave a 46.9% conception rate v. 63.5% of 604 inseminated by the...

Publisher
Wellington: E.V.Paul, Govt. Printer,
Citation
Department of Agriculture. Annual Report for year 1945-46., 1946, pp 78 pp.
Abstract

THE Animal Research Division came into being in March 1939. Its functions are to coordinate the whole of the animal research work conducted by the Department and to act in co-operation with other institutions. Livestock returns show an increase on the previous year except in the number of pigs. In...

Publisher
Wellington : E. V. Paul, Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Department of Agriculture. Annual Report for 1938-39. Presented to both Houses of the General Assembly by Command of His Excellency., 1939, pp 72 pp.

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