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Abstract

There was no change in the European staff.
Conditions for livestock were favourable in the summer, but unprecedented snow storms and cold rains were encountered during the winter. The economic aspect was favourable. The average increase in prices of beef and mutton for all grades was 30% higher...

Author(s)
Henderson, G. T.
Citation
Report of the Department of Agriculture, Basutoland, 1942-43., 1943, pp 10-15
Abstract

The general livestock position showed steady improvement, although weather conditions were unsatisfactory and mortality was therefore higher than in the previous year. Only two cattle died of ANTHRAX. Many outbreaks of BLACKLEG were dealt with by inoculation of the in-contact animals. There were...

Author(s)
Henderson, G. T.
Citation
Rep. Dep. Agric. Basutoland, 1941-42., 1942, pp 10-13
Abstract

The ANTHRAX position has so improved that universal inoculation has been abandoned. Inoculations are now confined to animals in infected or in contact areas and to those imported or exported. Only four deaths proved to be due to anthrax. 140, 686 animals were inoculated. BLACKLEG is very prevalent. ...

Author(s)
Henderson, G. T.
Citation
Report of the Department of Agriculture, Basutoland, 1937-38, 1939, pp 6-34
Abstract

STAFF.-The staff consists of the P.V.O. and eight European agricultural and livestock officers, with native assistants. The total cost was £22, 149. An equine improvement scheme provided the services of 20 stallions and seven donkey jacks to approved native residents. Bulls and rams are also...

Author(s)
Henderson, G. T.
Citation
Rep. Dep. Agric. Basutoland 1937., 1937, pp 38-70 pp.
Abstract

The European staff consisted of the principal veterinary officer, one veterinary officer and seven agricultural and livestock officers. A large part of the report deals with the animal husbandry side of the division's work, which includes schemes for the improvement of the livestock of Basutoland,...

Author(s)
Henderson, G. T.
Citation
Report of the Department of Agriculture, Basutoland, 1938-39, 1939, pp 3-32