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In December 1995 a total of 270 farmers registered with the United Kingdom Register of Organic Food Standards were sent a questionnaire and a response rate of 51% useful returns was achieved. The survey showed that many organic livestock producers kept mixed livestock enterprises dominated by beef...

Author(s)
Roderick, S.; Short, N.; Hovi, M.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture, University of Reading, Reading, UK
Citation
Organic livestock production: animal health and welfare research priorities., 1996, pp 30 pp.
Abstract

This discussion is primarily concerned with the biology and insecticidal control of the calliphorid Cochliomyia hominivorax. Insecticides approved for application to infested wounds include 3% spray foam and 5% dust formulations of coumaphos (Co-Ral), 2.5% aerosol or 5% smear, dust or pressurized...

Author(s)
Bay, D. E.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Current veterinary therapy: food animal practice 2, 1986, pp 916-917
Abstract

Between 10 and 30% of swamp buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) calves in Thailand die before they are weaned. Most of the deaths are caused by parasites. Invasion of the calf's umbilicus by Streptococcus or Corynebacterium easily occurs and the wound may be invaded by screwworms [larvae of Chrysomya...

Author(s)
Usanakornkul, S.
Publisher
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Swamp buffalo reproduction., 1987, Ed. 2, pp 245-251
Abstract

The report opens with a review of seasonal conditions for each year covered. The incidence of, and work on, the following diseases are reported: Mastitis in dairy cattle (streptococcal and staphylococcal); anthrax; tuberculosis (bovine, porcine and avian), and some work has been done on the typing...

Author(s)
Blumer, C. C.
Publisher
N.S.W. Dept. of Agriculture, Sydney, Australia
Citation
Recording the incidence of disease in stock, animal husbandry activities and research work accomplished during the period 1st July, 1953 to 30th June, 1957., 1962, pp 66 pp.
Abstract

Part 1 reviews the local livestock industries, the regulations for the importation of animals, and the territory's major animal diseases. Anthrax is endemic in the Highlands Districts, and epidemics occur in pigs each year with mortality rates of up to 25%. Pigs also frequently have severe helminth ...

Author(s)
Egerton, J. R.; Rothwell, T. L. W.
Publisher
Dept. of Agriculture, Konedobu, Papua
Citation
Res. Bull. vet. Sci. Ser., 1964, 1, pp 31 pp.
Abstract

The livestock population was estimated to be 44 million sheep and goats, 950, 000 camels. 100.000 cattle, 60, 000 donkeys, 3, 000 horses and 4 million poultry. Rinderpest occurred sporadically in two areas. Foot and mouth disease and bovine tuberculosis are widespread. Anthrax occurs sporadically...

Author(s)
Yasin, S. A.
Publisher
Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,
Citation
F.A.O. Report, 1963, 1669, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

The following preparations were recommended for ringworm by a conference on mycoses in farm animals held in Moscow in 1961: (A) juglone [5-hydroxy-1, 4-naphthoquinone] as 2% ointment or emulsion warmed to 40-50°C. before application; (B) formalin emulsion made from 5 parts of 40% formaldehyde...

Author(s)
Noskov, A. I.
Publisher
Moscow,
Citation
Veterinariya, 1962, 3, pp 27-37 pp.
Abstract

This is one of the series of survey monographs S. has prepared. [For earlier publications of this series see V.B. 19, 1542; 21, 2652; 22, 158 & 1051 and 23, 2042.]
An account is given of the cattle tick (Boophilus microplus) with detailed notes on historical and other aspects of its introduction...

Author(s)
Seddon, H. R.
Citation
Department of Health, Australia. Service Publication (Division of Veterinary Hygiene)., 1951, No. 7, pp 200 pp.
Abstract

The authors described recent observations on external parasites of livestock in S. Africa and made recommendations as to the direction of future research in this field.
Tripanosomiasis is not a major problem as it is confined to an area in Zululand. Three species of tsetse fly are present, Glossina ...

Author(s)
Du Toit, R.; Graf, H.; Theiler, G.
Publisher
Johannesburg.,
Citation
Commun. Afr. Reg. Sci. Conf., 1949, C(k) 6, pp 5 pp.
Abstract

Part I of the report deals with new legislation, viz, Part IV (Diseases of Animals) of the Agriculture Act, 1937, and the Exportation of Horses Act, 1937. The purpose and effect of the former is considered and details of the organization and establishment of the new centralized State Veterinary...

Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Officer of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries for the Year 1937 of the Proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Acts, 1894 to 1937., 1938, pp 9-77

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