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Abstract

The incidence of notifiable diseases was brought under further control with very encouraging results. Less than 1000 of the 46, 000 cattle herds in the country remain to be tested for BRUCELLOSIS; recurrence of the disease in previously cleared herds has been very limited; 8, 117 animals were...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Belfast: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Northern Ireland agriculture. 27th general report of the Ministry of Agriculture year ended 31st March 1968., 1968, pp 155 pp.
Abstract

Six of 39 suspected cases of anthrax investigated during the year were positive, while 330 tuberculin reactors and seven negative in-contact cattle were slaughtered under the Tuberculosis Control Order. On the 31st March 1969 there were 41, 766 herds (15, 673 dairy and 26, 093 beef herds) on the...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Belfast: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Northern Ireland Agriculture. 28th general report of the Ministry of Agriculture, year ended 31st March 1969., 1970, pp 157 pp.
Abstract

One of the four Divisions of the Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries is that of Animal Industry, which is responsible for animal husbandry and veterinary services and maintains eight livestock stations. The chief of this division is a veterinary surgeon and there are five veterinary...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries, Port Moresby,
Citation
Papua and New Guinea. Annual report of the Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries for the year 1960-61., 1963, pp 125 ; 9-30 pp.
Abstract

The 1963 livestock census showed 1, 349, 773 cattle, 127, 500 sheep, 359, 614 goats, 8, 668 horses, 27, 612 donkeys, 593 mules, 56 camels, 3, 537 pigs, 110, 943 poultry and 29, 359 dogs. A SAT3 FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE outbreak in 1963 was successfully confined by quarantine and aphthization. It was...

Author(s)
Falconer, J.
Publisher
Mahalapye: The Department,
Citation
Bechuanaland. Annual Reports of the Department of Veterinary Services for the period 1st January, 1962 to 31st December, 1963., 1964, pp 22 + 10 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 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

The extreme climatic differences due to the geographical position of the country, have a marked influence on the incidence of certain animal diseases. In the most southerly region, where annual rainfalls range from 30 mm. inland, to 400 mm. on the coast, losses in sheep from enterotoxaemia are...

Author(s)
Schulz, L. C.
Citation
Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, 1964, 71, pp 397-402
Abstract

In Mongolia, livestock accounts for nearly 80% of the total agricultural production. Of the cattle diseases brucellosis is the most widespread. It is estimated that about 25% of all cattle are infected. Random tests in a limited number of cattle indicated that at least 18% had TB. Rinderpest was...

Author(s)
Kouba, V.
Citation
Veterinarstvi, 1964, 14, pp 387-391
Abstract

Boophilus microplus occurred on cattle, deer and wild horses; control was by weekly spraying. DDT and Diazinon were used alternately, each for eight weeks, continued for 18 months. In one district where resistance to DDT was suspected coumaphos (Asuntol) was used with some success.
9, 378 cattle...

Author(s)
Henderson, F. C.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture., Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Citation
Papua and New Guinea. Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries. Annual report 1959-1960., 1961, pp 126 ; 13-32

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