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The year 1968 opened with the continuation of the foot and mouth disease epidemic that started at Oswestry on the 25th October, 1957; this was not over until the 4th June. During this epidemic there were 2, 364 outbreaks (187 in 1968), involving 2, 346 farms, i.e. the disease was confirmed on a...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain 1968., 1970, pp 138 pp.
Abstract

The year 1967 was marked by a major epidemic of foot and mouth disease (details on pages 10-19), and by completion of the eradication of swine fever. The number of cases of ANTHRAX was higher than the average for the past ten years. TUBERCULIN TESTING performed on 6.2 million cattle in 119, 000...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. Report on the animal health services in Great Britain 1967., 1969, pp 123 pp.
Abstract

There were 222 cases of ANTHRAX confirmed in Gt. Britain in 1966, the lowest total since 1960. Tuberculin testing of cattle continued at 1- or 2-year intervals, and disclosed 3, 248 reactors out of 7, 141, 192 cattle tested. The percentage of reactors was 0.045%, a slight decrease on 1965. The...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain 1966., 1968, pp 128 pp.
Abstract

There were 32 primary outbreaks of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. Of these imported meat or bones caused 13 outbreaks, swill 2, imported meat wrappers 2, disease introduced from the Continent 11, and 4 unclassified. Most of the outbreaks occurred in the period August to December; only 13 outbreaks were in ...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain, 1956, including report of proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Act, 1950., 1958, pp 112 pp.
Abstract

The slow increase in the incidence of ANTHRAX, evident during the 1960's, continued but at 515 outbreaks it was well below the high figures of 1952, 1955 and 1956. Most (444) outbreaks were attributed to infection from feeding stuffs. TUBERCULIN TESTING was done on 7.5 million cattle, and 3, 874...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain 1965., 1967, pp 104 pp.
Abstract

There were 492 ANTHRAX outbreaks; an increase of 162 over the previous year. The probable source of infection in most of the outbreaks was the meat and bone meal content of certain compounded feeding stuffs. Routine tuberculin testing at one- or two-yearly intervals, showed that the steady decrease ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain 1964., 1966, pp 144 pp.
Abstract

Two hundred tons of carcasses and offal were condemned at the Edinburgh abattoir in 1961, out of a total of 346, 511 animals slaughtered. TB was responsible for 13.2% of beef and l.62% of pork destroyed. The most frequent cause of condemnation in pigs was abscesses, in sheep pneumonia, and in ...

Author(s)
Anon
Publisher
Edinburgh: Hugh Paton & Sons Ltd.,
Citation
Report of Veterinary services, 1962, pp 254 pp.
Abstract

There were 330 ANTHRAX outbreaks; feeding stuffs and fertilizers were the commonest suspected sources of infection. Routine tuberculin testing at one- or two-yearly intervals showed a steady decrease in the incidence of TB. (0.11% in 1962 and 0.07% in 1963). The response to the free vaccination...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain for the year 1963., 1965, pp 123 pp.
Abstract

Previous reports in this series were published in 1949, for the years 1938-47 [V.B. 22, 2996] and in 1950, for the year 1948 [V.B. 22, 285.]
The number of outbreaks of ANTHRAX increased from 244 in 1949 to 407 in 1951. This increase was attributed to renewed or increased importation of contaminated ...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. Report on Animal Health Services for the years 1949, 1950 and 1951, including report for 1949, 1950 and 1951 of proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Acts., 1953, pp 96 pp.
Abstract

There were 609 outbreaks of ANTHRAX- half the incidence during the previous year- and the average mortality per outbreak was 1.02 among cattle and 1.18 among pigs. Among the suggested probable sources of infection were: - Feeding stuffs in 509 outbreaks, fertilizers in 36, a previous outbreak in...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain, 1953, including report of proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Act, 1950., 1954, pp 86 pp.

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