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Abstract

Droughts caused stock losses in many regions. Comparable losses were also caused by toxic plants, whose importance is becoming ever greater, with the intensification of farming. There were hundreds of deaths in the Transvaal from GOUSIEKTE, which was shown to be due to poisoning by the wild date ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Pretoria: Govt. Printer. RO.60 (Overseas RO.75),
Citation
Republic of South Africa. Annual Report of the Secretary for Agricultural Technical Services for the period 1st July 1962, to 30th June, 1963., 1964, pp 106 pp.
Abstract

The control of bovine TB is on a voluntary basis: 72, 601 cattle were tested of which 1, 766 were reactors; in experimental treatment with isoniazid, 75% were cured. Of 10, 458 cattle tested for brucellosis, 809 were positive and 200 suspicious. Control is based on Strain 19 vaccination in calves....

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Pretoria: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Veterinary science, 1963, pp 102 pp.
Abstract

The South African type 2 FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE virus (SAT.2) was recorded in Kenya for the first time. It was isolated from outbreaks in the Samburu Reserve. The disease spread rapidly throughout the Samburu Reserve up to August, since when no outbreaks have been confirmed. The concurrent presence ...

Author(s)
MACOwAN, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi : Government Printer.,
Citation
Department of Veterinary Services annual report 1957., 1958, pp 89 pp.
Abstract

The outstanding event of the year was the outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE.The cordon fences which had been erected to combat the. disease before it could enter the Protectorate were not breached. The virus was typed by Pirbright at S.A.T.I. All cattle within the outbreak area (343, 820) were...

Author(s)
Unsworth, K.
Citation
Bechuanaland Protectorate., 1958, pp 28 + 7 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

Details are given about staff, about livestock numbers and about routine inspection work etc.
The disease position was good throughout the year and no cases of TB, IN CATTLE, BLACKLEG, F. & M. DISEASE, RABIES, SHEEP Pox or GOAT Pox were reported and only one case of ANTHRAX. Compulsory vaccination...

Author(s)
Roe, R. J.
Citation
Annual Report of the Chief Veterinary Officer for 1948. Appendix I., 1948, pp 5 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

There has been no reduction of staff and the department's most important activities have increased considerably.
Veterinary Services.-2, 819 specimens were examined for diagnosis positive findings being: - TUBERCULOSIS 4 BLACKLEG 61 TRYPANOSOMIASIS 31 EAST COAST FEVER (Theileria parva INFECTION) 71 ...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Research For the Year 1941., 1942, 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

In the absence of the Principal Veterinary Officer (GRAY (C. E.) in German East Africa on special duty in connection with the outbreak of rinderpest in that country [see this Bulletin, 1918, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 115-118] the report of the Veterinary Division is furnished by Borthwick (J. D.).
East...

Publisher
Cape Town: Cape Times, Ltd.,
Citation
UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA. Department of Agriculture. Report with Appendices for the Year ended 31st March, 1917., 1918, pp 158 pp.

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