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The incidence of disease has increased with growth of the livestock industry: TUBERCULOSIS incidence as revealed by tuberculin testing of 2, 089 cattle was 0.48% (0.003% the previous year); BRUCELLOSIS, 50 reactors in 2, 409 cattle tested (8 in 1, 690 the previous year). TETANUS (78 cases...

Kingston: Government Printer.,
Jamaica. Annual Report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands for the year ended 31st December, 1959., 1961, pp 123 pp.

This is an annual report covering the period 1st July, 1954, to 1st June, 1955. anthrax is sporadic; annual vaccination is carried out: blackleg causes more losses but could be controlled if farmers availed themselves of the vaccine in good time. lamb dysentery, enterotoxaemia and malignant oedema...

Fmg S, Afr., 1956, 31, pp 106-119 ; 136

The Berbice district was in quarantine on account of ANTHRAX for part of the year. Spore vaccine obtained from England was used in controlling the disease. Tuberculin reactors in the dairy herds are being eliminated. Small farmers are unwilling to dispose of reactors and there are no compulsory...

Georgetown, Demerara: The "Daily Chronicle" Ltd.,
Annual report of the Director of Agriculture for the year 1950., 1953, pp 43 pp.

The vacancies in professional staff were not filled during the year. There were no outbreaks of exotic contagious disease. Of 1, 022 cattle submitted to the tuberculin test only one gave a positive reaction. Seven hundred and sixty-three cattle were vaccinated against ANTHRAX and 1, 159 against...

Kingston: Govt. Printer.,
JAMAICA., 1950, pp 23 ; 14-19 pp.

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