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There was an existing outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE in the Wankie Native District at the beginning of the year. Two other outbreaks were recorded, one in the same district and one in the Beitbridge Native District. Both the Wankie outbreaks were due to virus S.A.T.I, and that at Beitbridge to...

Author(s)
Corry, J. R.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Report of the secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1959., 1960, pp 212; 163-194 pp.
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Kingston: Government Printer.,
Citation
Jamaica. Annual Report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands for the year ended 31st December, 1959., 1961, pp 123 pp.
Abstract

The Assistant Director (Veterinary) is in charge of the Veterinary Service, which comprises five veterinary officers and technical assistants. The main measures adopted are prophylactic inoculation, isolation, restriction of movement and the slaughter policy on occasions. The animal breeding is...

Citation
Annual report of the Director of Agriculture for the year 1958., 1959, pp 55 ; 25-31 pp.
Abstract

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...

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

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...

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

There was no government veterinarian in the Colony during three months of the year. Two new appointments were made.
Owing to the incidence of CONTAGIOUS ABORTION the scheme for loaning the 19 bulls imported in 1944 was delayed. It was finally decided to distribute bulls to herds with less than 5 %...

Publisher
Kingston : Govt. Printers.,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture, for the year ended 31st March 1946., 1947, pp 16 pp.

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