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Abstract

The 1964 census showed 3, 852, 035 cattle, 562.606 goats, 384, 854 sheep, 95, 532 pigs, and 96, 619 equines. There was a small outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE in cattle, which was due to the same virus strain (SAT 2) and occurred in the same locality as the 1962 outbreak. Erection of a cordon...

Author(s)
May, T. L.
Citation
Rhodesia. Annual Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1964., 1965, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

At the end of the year there were 8 vacancies out of a staff of 39, and 2 sub-stations had to be closed. The disease position was favourable, except for FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. A series of outbreaks due to type SAT 1 occurred as a result of illegal movements of cattle, movements of game, and...

Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1961., 1962, pp 241 pp.
Abstract

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

There are 307, 026 cattle, 78, 709 sheep, 326, 113 goats, 77, 145 pigs, 37 horses and 199 donkeys.
Tick-borne diseases are the most common causes of losses. EAST COAST FEVER is endemic in the Northern and Central Provinces; of 298 cases diagnosed in the Central Province, most occurred during the...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba (Nyasaland) : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1955. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1956, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

No natural outbreaks of AFLATOXICOSIS were diagnosed, but trials were carried out to determine the effects of prolonged feeding of infected groundnut cake to newly weaned pigs, calves, and lambs, and to day-old chicks, ducks and turkeys. For six months their rations included 20-25% groundnut cake...

Author(s)
Anon.
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Research) for the year ending 30th September, 1964., 1965, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

Theileria infection (other than East Coast fever), HEARTWATER, ANAPLASMOSIS and PIRO-PLASMOSIS were prevalent. Losses which continue to occur are attributed to insufficient dipping measures. Owing to the danger of ARSENIC POISONING (there were 784 deaths in 1955) arsenical dip fluids are being...

Publisher
Salisbury: Government Printer.,
Citation
Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1955. Presented to the Federal Assembly 1956., 1956, pp 123 pp.
Abstract

The staff position improved during the year and a full establishment of veterinary officers was achieved. Livestock exports showed a considerable drop and carcass meat was sold to the traditional markets of South Africa, Northern Rhodesia and the Belgian Congo.
Extensive grass fires did great...

Author(s)
Roe, J. E. R.
Publisher
Mafeking, Cape Province: Mafeking Mail (Pty.) Ltd.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services for the year ended 31st December, 1956., 1959, pp 70 pp.
Abstract

III. The diagnostic service in addition to routine diagnosis for the Field Department examined specimens for practitioners and farmers. The work has greatly increased in recent years and such tests as enterotpxaemia neutralizations, virus antibody neutralizations, toxicity tests for plants and...

Author(s)
Christie, G. J.
Publisher
Rhodesia & Nyasaland,
Citation
Report. Sec. Fed. Minist. Agric., Rhod. and Nyasaland, 1959, 1958, pp 182-201 pp.
Abstract

I & II. Tick life had a sharp rise, especially the blue tick larval infestation. Many farms have reverted voluntarily to seven-day dipping. By cleaning tanks and replenishing with full strength of arsenic, satisfactory control has been obtained in many areas.
There have been no serious outbreaks of ...

Author(s)
Mackinnon, J.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1956, 53, pp 988-992; 993-997
Abstract

I. Over 30, 000 cattle, 953 sheep and goats and 39 donkeys were inoculated with ANTHRAX vaccine in Oct. and Nov. There were 135 deaths from BLACKLEG. Tuberculin testing disclosed 0-2% of reactors in 2, 473 head of cattle and 2-14% in 2, 578. Of 1, 765 beef carcasses 0-34% were condemned on account...

Author(s)
Mackinnon, J.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1957, 54, pp 93-97

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