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A useful measure of control over goats on free range, as part of the soil conservation programme, has been achieved by the Goats Law. A majority vote permits the exclusion of ranging goats from the village area; the department supplies improved goats for tethering.
Milk recording trials on small...

Author(s)
Medonald, J.
Publisher
Nicosia : Cyprus Govt. Printing Off.,
Citation
Investigations and developments in Cyprus agriculture 1938-1948., 1949, pp 56 pp.
Abstract

For the past decade the chief aim has been the control, and eventual eradication of the major epizootic diseases. Other problems have arisen in the overstocking of the Northern Province with unproductive nomadic herds, and in the protein deficiency in the human diet in the Eastern Province, losses...

Author(s)
Simmons, R. J.
Publisher
Lagos : Govt. Printer. London : Crown Agents for the Colonies.,
Citation
Veterinary Department Nigeria. Annual report for the year 1945., 1947, pp 24 pp.
Abstract

This important monograph is a revised and considerably extended version of that described in V. B. 7. 525. There are now well over 300 references. After an account of the history of the use of the developing egg in virus research, there is a discussion of the advantages, potentialities and...

Author(s)
Beveridge, W. I. B.; Burnet, F. M.
Citation
Spec. Rep. Ser. Med. Res. Coun., 1946, 256, pp 92 pp.
Abstract

780, 000 doses of ANTHRAX spore vaccine were prepared and issued. Investigations were continued on the acute catarrhal fever associated with STOMATITIS in sheep. Four strains of virus were passaged through 15-21 generations respectively. At first, virulence appeared to diminish but in the later...

Publisher
Nicosia : Cyprus Printing Office, fcp.,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture for the year 1944., 1945, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

Prophylactic inoculations against ANTHRAX are carried out by the European farmers; the native-owned cattle are vaccinated by the staff of the veterinary department. BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ABORTION is enzootic in the area along the railway. Inoculation of the cattle-on the infected farms has given...

Author(s)
Fern, E. T.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual report for the year 1941., 1942, pp 10 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

GENERAL
No details are given about staff or expenditure.
LIVESTOCK DISEASES
BACTERIAL DISEASES.-Here and mere losses were caused from ANTHRAX, Notes are given for French Guinea, Niger, Ivory Coast, and Senegal. Vaccination was employed on a large scale in French Guinea. HAEMORRHAGIC SEPTICAEMIA...

Publisher
Inspection generale de l'elevage, Dakar, Senegal
Citation
Bulletin des Services zootechniques et des epizooties de l'Afrique occidentale francaise, 1940, 3, 1, pp 31-63
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 report is divided into two sections dealing with (1) laboratory work at Onderstepoort, and (2) field work. During the year a very heavy call was made on the field staff in connexion with the outbreaks of foot and mouth disease, first in the Barberton district and later in Northern Natal. These...

Author(s)
Du Toit, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1938, 13, pp 496-497; 505-518
Abstract

There was a slight increase in the number of outbreaks of ANTHRAX, but the mortality was very low. In December, 1937, more than 50 herds were under regular tests for TUBERCULOSIS, and much valuable information was obtained on the value of the intradermal test with locally-made tuberculin.
During...

Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1937, 12, pp 518-527

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