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Abstract

The 1966 census showed 450, 128 cattle, 88, 820 sheep, 626, 121 goats, 142, 666 pigs, 51 horses and 486 donkeys. There was an outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE (type A virus) in the extreme north, which was an extension of the disease from Tanzania; attempts at control by vaccination with the...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources.,
Citation
Malawi. Ministry of Natural Resources. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Husbandry for 1966., 1968, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

The 1962 census showed 380, 387 cattle, 77, 757 sheep, 493, 184 goats, 105, 166 pigs, 65 horses and 398 donkeys. Because of the reduced number of veterinary officers it was only possible to maintain the basic control services, and no research was carried out. A mild type O FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources and Surveys.,
Citation
Malawi. Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 1962., 1965, pp 62 pp.
Abstract

The 1964 census showed 411, 419 cattle, 74, 139 sheep, 480, 295 goats, 133, 221 pigs, 44 horses, and 544 donkeys. The country has been free of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE since 1962. AFRICAN SWINE FEVER occurred in the Central Region, probably killing over 1, 000 pigs. It was undoubtedly an extension of ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources,
Citation
Malawi, Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 1964., 1965, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

The extreme climatic differences due to the geographical position of the country, have a marked influence on the incidence of certain animal diseases. In the most southerly region, where annual rainfalls range from 30 mm. inland, to 400 mm. on the coast, losses in sheep from enterotoxaemia are...

Author(s)
Schulz, L. C.
Citation
Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, 1964, 71, pp 397-402
Abstract

Changes in legislation (a) made it obligatory for imported horses, asses and mules to be consigned by a route which does not pass through the Suez Canal, as a precaution against AFRICAN HORSE SICKNESS; (b) permitted the importation by air from New Zealand of horses, poultry, dogs and cats, and of...

Publisher
Canberra: A. J. Arthur, Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Australia. Report of the Director-General of Health, July, 1961-June, 1962., 1962, pp 121 pp.
Abstract

EMERGING DISEASES are defined as those assuming a greater relative importance because of more effective control of the major epizootic diseases.
BLUETONGUE-The serious spread outside Africa was noted, and the following recommended: all countries should make statistical surveys on the incidence in...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.,
Citation
United Nations. Report of the FAO/OIE International Meeting on emerging diseases of animals held in Ankara, Turkey, 19 to 24 June, 1961., 1961, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

On the whole the year was a good one as regards notifiable disease. There were 116 outbreaks of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE as against 184 in 1957. All were in England and Wales and of the 29 primary outbreaks 17 were thought to have been introduced from the Continent and 10 by meat imported from South...

Publisher
London: H. M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries. Report on Animal Health Services for the year 1958., 1960, pp 119 pp.
Abstract

Nyasaland had 356, 514 cattle, 75, 297 sheep, 460, 611 goats, 119, 913 pigs and a small number of horses and donkeys.
Nine deaths from BLACKLEG were recorded. Animals immunized were 9, 812 cattle and 566 sheep.
TUBERCULOSIS persists in the Mzimba District and also in the S.W. of the Karanga...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1959. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1960, pp 56 pp.
Abstract

ANAPLASMOSIS occurred among cattle from the U.S.A. which became infected after arrival. The mortality was 30%. The symptoms were "acute febrile conditions, anaemia, weakness and then death." The survivors developed immunity. In treating the disease in these susceptible cattle tetracycline was used...

Citation
Nature, 1959, pp 25 pp.
Abstract

Paralytic RABIES, bat-transmitted, totalled only 22 cases in 1955 against 270 in 1954. It must not be thought, however, that the situation will remain thus and that the incidence is on the decline as the reduction in bats, observed during an outbreak in cattle, indicates that the disease in the...

Publisher
Trinidad: Govt. Printing Off.,
Citation
Annual report of the Agriculture Department for 1955., 1957, pp 73 pp.

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