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The threat of a livestock disease outbreak or other animal health events in North America is real. However, predicting both the timing and severity of an outbreak can be extremely difficult. Animal identification and traceability programs can help limit the spread of disease. The overall objective...

Author(s)
Murphy, R. G. L.; Pendell, D. L.; Morris, D. L.; Scanga, J. A.; Belk, K. E.; Smith, G. C.
Publisher
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS), Illinois, USA
Citation
Professional Animal Scientist, 2008, 24, 4, pp 277-286
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for North America.

Transportation is one of the most stressful events in a farmed animal's life. Because nearly all of the billions of farmed animals raised in North America are subjected to transportation at some point during their lives, transportation is also one of the most important welfare issues affecting...

Author(s)
Engebretson, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A description is provided for Torulopsis glabrata. Information is included on the disease caused by the organism, its transmission, geographical distribution, and hosts. DISEASE: Torulopsis glabrata is one of the more common yeast species to be associated with fungal infections in humans although...

Author(s)
Davis, C.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 1986, No. 88, pp Sheet 879
Abstract

During 1952 three diseases threatened the U.S.A.-FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE, VESICULAR EXANTHEMA in pigs, and AIR-SAC INFECTION in poultry.
F. & M. DISEASE was diagnosed in Canada in February 1952, but fortunately owing to the precautions taken there and in the U.S.A. it did not spread beyond the...

Author(s)
SHAW, B. T.
Publisher
Washington: U.S. Govt. Printing Off.,
Citation
Report of the Administrator of Agricultural Research 1952., 1953, pp 484 pp.
Abstract

Research on FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was conducted in several countries. Samples of the virus from the outbreak in Mexico in 1950 were identified in tests carried out in England and Mexico as Type A. Antiserum of O, A, and C types from the Foot and Mouth Disease Research Institute, England were used...

Author(s)
Cardon, P. V.
Publisher
Washington: U.S. Govt. Printing Off.,
Citation
Report of the Administrator of Agricultural Research 1951., 1951, pp 497 pp.
Abstract

Progress in eradication of TUBERCULOSIS and BRUCELLOSIS is hampered by shortage of staff but approximately half the cattle in Canada are under supervision. Tables give the numbers of cattle tested, numbers of reactors and compensation paid. GLANDERS, DOURINE and SHEEP SCAB have been eradicated;...

Author(s)
CHILDS, T.
Publisher
Ottawa: E. Cloutier.,
Citation
Report of the Veterinary Director General for the year ended March 31, 1948., 1948, pp 49 pp.
Abstract

The normal activities of the bureau continued to function satisfactorily; the U.S.A. remained free from major epizootics throughout the year. There were 4, 428 regular civil service employees and of these 2, 081 were in the professional and scientific service, 93% being veterinarians. Expenditure...

Author(s)
Mohler, J. R.
Publisher
Washington, D.C.: U.S. Govt. Printing Office.,
Citation
Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry, 1941., 1941, pp 92 pp.

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