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Ethiopia probably carries the largest cattle population per head of human population of any country in Africa, an estimated 20.23 million cattle. Although undernutrition and disease cause serious losses, the heavy pressure of animals on the land has resulted in much overgrazing and subsequent soil...

Author(s)
Macpherson, D. A.
Publisher
Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.,
Citation
United Nations. Report to the Government of Ethiopia on the control of animal diseases., 1964, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

FIELD WORK.-Five cases of TUBERCULOSIS were found at abattoirs and testing of " in contacts " revealed nine reactors. Tests on 973 cows in 377 cowsheds gave three reactors only, in rural districts round Port of Spain. In Tobago there were four reactors. All of these were slaughtered. Three cases of ...

Author(s)
Metivier, H. V. M.
Citation
Rep. Dep. Agric. Trin. Tob., 1937., 1938, pp 60-65 pp.
Abstract

The year was rather a poor one for livestock owing to subnormal rainfall and unfavourable economic conditions.
ANIMAL DISEASES.-Two outbreaks of anthrax occurred. Bovine tuberculosis is believed to be present to a great extent but no scheme of tuberculin testing has yet been drawn up. It is thought ...

Author(s)
Lockett, S.
Publisher
Jamaica,
Citation
Report. Dep. Sci. Agric., 1936, pp 33-48 pp.

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