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Mr. Ll. E. W. BEVAN retired in January after 26 years service and was succeeded by Mr. LAWRENCE. Mr. W. ORR was appointed Research Officer in April.
ROUTINE WORK-The usual diagnostic work was performed. 141 out of 720 samples of bovine blood were positive for Br. abortus infection. A mixed vaccine...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Research for the Year 1933., 1934, 6, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

ROUTINE WORK.-Some results of diagnosis from smears are given. Theileria mutans was only observed in four cases as compared with 542 cases in 1934. Eighty-eight of 616 samples of serum were positive for Brucella abortus infection. Immunization against piroplasmosis and anaplasmosis and against...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury : Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Company, Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Research for the Year 1935., 1936, pp 9 pp.
Abstract

The authorized staff consisted of the Director, 1 veterinary research officer and 4 European technical assistants. The routine services, diagnostic investigations, and the production of vaccines and stock remedies, occupied the greater part of the time of the staff. Research work included...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Research For the Year 1939., 1940, pp 7 pp.
Abstract

The staff consists of the director, veterinary research officer and four European assistants. The main work consists of diagnosis, production and distribution of vaccines, and premunization of imported cattle against ANAPLASMOSIS and PIROPLASMOSIS. Research was confined to improving the technique...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Rhodesia Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd., Salisbury, Rhodesia
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Research for the Year 1940, 1941, pp 9 pp.
Abstract

This report incorporates the work for the years 1942-1945, inclusive. The importance of examining films of blood and tissue smears for the early diagnosis of disease is emphasized, but co-operation with the farmers was difficult. Large numbers of serological tests for BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ABORTION,...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Research for the years 1942, 1943, 1944 & 1945., 1947, pp 24 pp.
Abstract

There were 19 Veterinary Surgeons on the staff. The Veterinary Research branch has been combined with the Veterinary Department under the Director of Veterinary Services. Four professional officers resigned during the year. At the end of the year there were six vacancies for Veterinary Surgeons...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1948., 1949, pp 17 pp.
Abstract

Work in both the field and laboratory services has been hampered by staff shortages during the year.
The incidence of TB. amongst dairy cattle is estimated to be 8%, on the results of a trial test in the Umtali District. A further test will be carried out before introducing a voluntary eradication...

Author(s)
Huston, P. D.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1949., 1950, pp 19 pp.
Abstract

The year was not a good one for livestock owing to drought conditions.
TICK-BORNE DISEASES such as THEILERIA-sis, REDWATER, ANAPLASMOSIS and HEART-WATER have been more prevalent in areas where dipping is not compulsory. In the compulsory dipping areas where EAST COAST FEVER is being controlled...

Publisher
Govt. Printing & Stationery Dept.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1950., 1951, pp 20 pp.
Abstract

The cattle population was 3, 057, 372 consisting of European and indigenous stock in the proportion 2: 3.
An outbreak of ANTHRAX at Salisbury caused 56 deaths among cattle and six Africans contracted the disease through eating meat from infected carcasses. 7, 220 cattle were vaccinated and a...

Author(s)
Adamson, J. S.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1953., 1954, pp 29 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.

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