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Staff With the return of 14 serving officers from the one academic year conversion course from local diploma to degree status of the Nairobi University College, the staff situation improved. Four Ugandan officers were promoted to senior posts in the directorate.
Animal Health The major concern was...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Entebbe: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Uganda. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, 1964., 1966, pp 50 pp.
Abstract

Among cattle, foot and mouth disease was widespread especially in the coastal and eastern provinces. An outbreak due to SAT III type was recorded and controlled by prompt vaccination. Rinderpest is practically under control. Out of 15 outbreaks of rinderpest-like disease two were confirmed as...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Kabete: The Department,
Citation
Republic of Kenya. Depart-ment of Veterinary Services annual report 1967., 1969, pp 81 pp.
Abstract

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was still the most important problem. A vaccine from Amsterdam was used against types O and A. Type SAT.2 invaded from Tanganyika early in the year and mass inoculations with the Pirbright experimental modified live vaccine prevented further spread. Reactions to the Pirbright ...

Author(s)
MacOwan, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Kenya., 1961, pp 105 pp.
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 1961 census showed approx. 3.383.000 cattle, 2, 533, 000 goats, 832, 000 sheep and 16, 000 pigs. About 70% of the cattle population were Shorthorn Zebu, 15% Ankole Longhorn and the remainder Nganda, Nsoga and Nyoro with some 1, 300 exotic dairy cattle, mainly Jersey and Guernsey. There were...

Author(s)
Sanders, R. N.
Publisher
Entebbe: Govern ment Printer.,
Citation
Uganda Protectorate. Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 31st December, 1961., 1962, pp 58 pp.
Abstract

The laboratory, established at Farcha (Chad) in 1953, was united administratively five years later with the research centre for animal trypanosomiasis at Bouar (Central African Republic) to form the Veterinary and Zootechnical Research Region of Central Africa. This organization covers Chad, the...

Author(s)
Thome, M.
Publisher
Fort Lamy (Chad): Laboratoire de Farcha.,
Citation
Institut d'Elevage et de Medecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux. Region de recherehes vétérinadres et zootechniques de L'Afrique Centrale. Rapport annuel, 1963., 1964, pp 322 pp.
Abstract

Livestock died from starvation in areas badly affected by drought. Apart from serious outbreaks of rinderpest and of rabies, the disease situation was satisfactory. The cattle population again increased, to 3, 618, 000. Sheep and goats numbered 3, 457, 000. RINDERPEST was spread from the...

Author(s)
Sanders, R. N.
Publisher
Entebbe: Government Printer,
Citation
Uganda Protectorate. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 31st December, 1960., 1961, pp 68 pp.
Abstract

Although there were no outbreaks of RINDERPEST, 21, 631 cattle were immunized. Dried attenuated lapinized rinderpest virus was used. Susceptible N'dama cattle show a post inoculation rise of temperature if the vaccine is viable. There was no mortality as a result of the inoculations. The total...

Author(s)
Anon. Sierra Leone.
Publisher
Freetown: Govt. Printing Dept,
Citation
Report of the Veterinary Department for the year 1960., 1961, pp 9 pp.
Abstract

Certain areas in the Eastern and Central Provinces are overstocked and if expansion in livestock population is to be achieved use must be made of land which is not at present grazed because of tsetse, lack of surface water, or tribal jurisdiction. The numbers of animals in 1963 were as follows:...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Northern Rhodesia. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services for the year 1963., 1964, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE virus type SAT 2 spread from Tanganyika to Kilimanjaro. A concurrent "O" type infection spread south and east to the Tanganyika border. Most districts were infected with either "O" or "A" type virus infection during the year. F. & M. disease vaccine is widely and confidently...

Author(s)
MacOwan, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi,
Citation
Vestnik sel'sko-khozyaistvennoi Nauki, 1959, 5, pp 99 pp.

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